THE BOOK OF LIFE

Consolata Shayo is an undergraduate student pursing her degree of medicine at Hubert Kairuki Memorial University. Consolata has been a leader from a very young age, she has volunteered with the Tanzania Youth Alliance and the Rotary club Tanzania. Currently she is  the National youth secretary of Tanzania Girl Guides Association (TGGA) with the urge to see many young women emerging as great leaders in the society and nation at large. Consolata worships at Victory Christian Center Tabernacle(VCCT) .

 

Even when it looks dark,
Darkness shall not be its work.
In the thought of the skylight,
It shall remain brighter than illuminated light. Continue reading

PERSPECTIVE

TORNADOES

Brenda Ngusaru ,a returning writer is a young Tanzanian who is passionate about contributing to the rising African Economy by improving the quality of the  people produced in the continent of Africa. Enjoy!

A tornado is a twister of violent air that only turns deadly when it has picked up debris from the environment it encounters. Isaiah 54:17 tells us that the things fighting us are designed specifically for us. They are specially catered to target the attributes placed within us to assist us to fulfill our purpose. These arguments often come up as violent tornadoes in our lives and only turn dangerous when they pick up any attributes that have not been grounded in our lives and whirl and twirl them to cause chaos for us. Continue reading

SO WHAT ARE WE?

Keziah Elaine Ayikoru, a returning writer is a Ugandan poet, singer, fashion designer and graduate architect. She is also an alumnus of  the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Centre of East Africa. Enjoy!

So what are we?

That buttermilk fit of emotion

Frothing and beautifully rising…

Culminating in a sense of euphoria

Or the black pepper anger

Poured in maximum quantities

Dulling our senses Continue reading

ELANDRE

Born Emmanuel Andrew Mkumbwa, Elandre is a young Rap/trap artist with an unquenchable passion for God and Music. A Tanzanian but raised in Gaborone, Botswana Elandre’s musical journey began in 2007 when he recorded his first single “Keep Moving”. Since then Elandre has been featured on numerous tracks such as “This is My Year” by Gee &Seth and another title track on the late Mac Elvis’s album “Church Boy”.

What began as a cry to impact his generation with the Love of God has since led Elandre to multiple stages across the country, spreading a message of Hope. His music inculcates messages of caution coupled with subjects reflecting on Character whilst remaining relevant to his generation. Incorporating a mix of Swahili and English into the Genre of music he does has resonated with and inspired a lot of youth. His Ultimate goal being to spread the Message of Christ as the Hope of Glory for all, Elandre strongly believes that if his Music does not have God in it, it is as good as tins making crazy noise.

In 2014, Elandre completed his debut album “Projekt Three6teen” which he recorded in Lusaka, Zambia under a production contract With Mr Taz .Since completion, and this album has earned him great networks in Gospel music scene locally and in other African Countries.

A current Nominee for the Gospomedia Awards ; ‘Best Gospel Hip Hop Song of the Year 2016/2017’, Elandre attributes his current success in his music career to friends and family especially his Pastor Fred Okello of Bread of Life Church who has been his doorway  to a wealth of exposure.

With Love-ELANDRE

EXPERIENCE YOURSELF

Najma Juma is a media entrepreneur. She’s the founder of she’s bold blog and radio show aired on online platforms such as Afro radio network.She has developed a sense of self worth and strength due to the experiences she went through both professionally and socially. She writes and recite poems for seeking change and wisdom. Her philosophy and taste is about the modern patriotism which is nothing but an individual sense of individual responsibility.She seeks to empower young generation to believe in themselves and discover their inner journey in becoming confident,since change begins when we are informed and take bold actions.She also participated in many local and international projects to impact her community. Najma is a holder of Bachelor of Arts in Law enforcement(2015).

The state when no thought crosses your mind. It is the ultimate place for self-realization. Have you experienced a situation where the only thing you hear is your breath, you feel like you’re a new creature, and you can’t recall your titles or degree. Continue reading

SHOES

Janeth Kissiri is passionate about anything that involves Art. She loves writing,reading and drawing.She is crazy about exploring new ideas and trying new things as well as creating them. Janeth is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at University of Dar Es Salaam . At the heart of it all She loves to express God’s creativity in Artistic Ways.She currently fellowships at House of Bread, Church.Enjoy!

Dear daughter I would love for you to read this someday;
I urge you to love your shoes.
Love them because your shoes will take you to good places. Continue reading

WITH GOOD INTENTIONS

Benard Bernard Kalinga, is a medical student and a Poet. He also volunteers at Management and Development for Health (MDH). A lover of Art,Bernard is also passionate about learning.He currently  worships at Ubungo Christian Center (UCC).Enjoy!

With good intentions,
Let’s watch it die,
Burn our smoke to the heavens,
From machine’s roaring so loud,
Sever the oceans,
And all that dwells inside,
And good intentions,
Let’s weep with a smile, Continue reading

SAVE YOUR DAY

Lillian Jane Nyagwa is a multi-talented young lady; A poetess, a fashion designer and stylist, an Interior designer with a Great passion for  the Education Sector of Tanzania.She believes the World needs everybody to play their part in molding it.She is driven by her desire to be a solution to society ,Enjoy!

Your life within your hands it lies,

Holding on to the sheets only ends  with cries,

Stumble and fall but keep rolling the dice,

Cause victory starts from below the lines. Continue reading