DiY, Home, Lifestyle

Freshen up Your Home for Spring

As the cooler months of Dar es Salaam pass by, it is time for the season of spring to takeover, which calls for some serious spring-cleaning! As the temperature gets higher and your house starts feeling stuffier with all the clutter around, it is time to get rid of all the dirt, cobwebs and all the extra things that have been lying on your dresser, side tables and your cupboards since forever!

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Unspoken truths of living abroad

By Khairoon Abbas

Born and raised in Dar-es-salaam, I always imagined I would spend most of my life at home, close to my family and those I love the most. I first moved abroad when I was four years old, then again at 12 years old, and lastly at 18 when I decided to pursue my post-secondary education abroad. Back then and increasingly now, our world is no longer defined by distance. Thanks to affordable travel, we can cross time zones in, literally, no time.

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Connecting with my son while he slept, strengthened our bond

By Sakina S. Dossaji

My son, Moiz Shabbir Dossaji, will be 18 this year. When he was a small child he used to cry frightfully in his dreams. We would rush him to the doctor thinking he has tummy ache or his legs were paining but it never was the case.

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My Story – Losing a Loved One to Finding My True Calling

By Asma Raja
After my mom’s surgery, she was on medication for cancer. I remember having to change everything about my life. I had to do everything for myself for once. Before cancer, mom was up before me and made breakfast and lunch. Now I got up and did everything by myself. I got money for lunch. I remember that when I didn’t want to go to school or was really ill I had to wake her up and tell her that I wasn’t going to go to school.

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True to their Roots: Super Snow-women from the lands of Vancouver

As most of the places in East Africa sweat through the hot summer weather, Rakhi Doshi Vassa, a Super Woman living in Vancouver, Canada was struggling with a completely different issues – too much snow in her backyard!

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Decorate Your Home Using Things You Already Own

By  Arwa Muffadal Taibali

The easiest and least expensive way to decorate your home is to use things you already have hidden in the depths of your house. Some of these items might need a little updating, and others will simply need to be cleaned up and properly displayed. Instead of spending money on something new, search through your closets and drawers to find items that can be recycled into beautiful works of art.

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Tips to Choosing Your Interior Paint Palette

By Arwa  Muffadal Taibali

The colour of a room can brighten a room, or can perhaps turn it into a dull mess. Therefore, we believe while selecting the colour palette for your house, you need to be extra careful. Below are some essential tips, to help you make just the right decision.

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