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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Home, Lifestyle, SWEA Idols, SWEA Inspirations

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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Tips to nailing a job interview

You have passed the first step to landing your dream job, that is getting your resume or CV approved for a job opening, and now you find yourself gearing up for the most nerve-wrecking step – the job interview!

As the saying goes, ‘first impression is always the last one.’ It definitely stands true for a job interview.

However, the good news is that by practicing just a few essential points, you are sure to create the best impression on your interviewers and are sure to land your dream job!

We at SWEA, sat down to think about all the job interviews that we have been a part of, some successful, and others well… we never heard from the employers again, and we came up with a list of Dos and Donts to keep in mind for future references, and help you with your job interviews too.

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Food, health, Lifestyle, Parenting, Relationships

Importance of family mealtimes

By Tahera Janoowalla
Life has become very busy. We have too many commitments and not enough time to fulfill them. From the moment we wake up to the moment we go to bed. Our lives are spent adhering to our various schedules. A family of passing ships en route to various destinations. With maybe only a second to say Hi! Or Bye!

For families spending quality time together has become very difficult in the present day and age.

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Lifestyle, Travel

7 Things to do in Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam can be a fun place to explore especially when you know what to do, where to go and what places to explore. Although, mostly seen as a transit destination to travel over to Zanzibar or one of the many national parks in Tanzania, the city of Dar es Salaam is barely explored by tourists coming over from around the world.

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Lifestyle, Relationships

Shake the dust

By Sarah Omar

I’ve had my fair share of experiences, a combination of mistakes and general challenges that I faced while growing up, mostly wasting my years away in reclusiveness and fear. As much as this list is for me to look back on and reflect, I hope that it resonates within all of you reading this.

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Beauty, DiY, Lifestyle

Mastering the No-Makeup Look

The latest trend that has taken the beauty industry by storm is the No-Makeup or the Nude look! This season is all about bidding farewell to the caked on makeup looks, and go for a toned down natural look that enhances your features, using just subtle, earthy colours that go with your natural skin tone.  Here are some essential tips to master the no-makeup look this season.

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