Inspiring story of Kenyan lady who started as a vendor now a successful Make up Artist

Rose Ntong’ondu is a successful makeup artist in Kenya. Long before success came calling, she could barely afford to eat one square meal. Rose did odd job and would borrow money for fare to search for jobs. Read her story below:

I remember some situations of my life so clearly. Tough tough situations.
About 9 years ago I had no stable job. I was doing odd jobs to help fund my makeup career! I cant tell you how it was.

Coz its was a very difficult time in my life. I slept hungry many times but I knew since I had a sound mind and could work, I was going to make it somehow.

I lived in kahawa and most times I spent my time dreaming of how my life was going to be. And calling every salon, spa asking to work with them.

Most times I was turned down, BADLY! I wasn’t really looking to be employed, what I wanted was partnership (didn’t even know what that meant). Read more

South Africa borders on ‘red alert’ for Grace Mugabe

Grace Mugabe with her husband Robert attend a rally of his ruling ZANU (PF) in Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe 29/07/2017South African police have issued a “red alert” at the country’s borders for Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe, the police minister has said.

She is accused of hitting a 20-year-old woman over the head with an extension cord in a hotel room near Johannesburg.

Police expected Mrs Mugabe, 52, to turn herself in on Tuesday, but she failed to show up.

The first lady’s whereabouts are not known but she is believed to still be in South Africa.

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is now also in the country ahead of a southern African heads of state meeting due to start on Friday.

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Mrs Mugabe has not commented on the allegation.

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula said: “We, in terms of South African police, [have] already put tabs on the borders in relation to her leaving the country, so there is no question about that. Read more

will heal President Buhari if he comes to me – Satguru Maharaj Ji

Founder of One Love Family, Satguru Maharaj Ji,says he will heal President Buhari if he comes to him for prayers.

The religious leader said this when he spoke to a group of media personalities at the Nigerian Union of Journalist, NUJ, Secretariat in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos state yesterday August 16th.

“I do not believe in sickness. The President of Nigeria is great and he should remain so.

And that is why if he comes to me for healing, I will heal him. I have done it for several public officeholders. Read more

Photos: 30-year-old teacher shot dead by her husband in front of pupils in South Africa

A man stormed a school in Mpumalanga, South Africa and shot dead his wife while she was teaching her Grade 2 pupils on Monday morning. The man later turned the gun on himself.

Kate Chiloane, 30, was shot and killed at about 8am at Sediba-Sa-Thuto Primary School near Bushbuckridge.

“The teacher was in class, teaching at the time of the incident,” said provincial department of education spokesman Jasper Zwane.

Zwane said teachers and pupils were currently receiving psychological counselling. Read more

Female suicide bombers kill 27 in Nigeria

A soldier sits on the back of an armed vehicle in Maiduguri in north-eastern Nigeria on July 7, 2017Nigeria: Three female suicide bombers have carried out an attack that has killed at least 27 people in north-eastern Nigeria, officials say.

Dozens were injured when the women blew themselves up outside a refugee camp near Maiduguri in Borno state – a stronghold of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

There has been an upsurge in violence in the city in recent months. Boko Haram has been fighting to set up an Islamic state since 2009. Read more

I cannot forfeit what is not mine- ex-petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, tells EFCC

Nigeria: Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has reacted to the recent court rulings secured by the EFCC for her to permanently forfeit some cash traced to her.

In a statement released by her media team, the embattled former Minister says she cannot forfeit properties or monies that she does not rightfully own.

The embattled ex-minister said the anti-graft agency has never notified her of any evidence or indictment so that she would prepare to have legal representation in court.

“I am deeply disturbed and bewildered by recent media reports claiming that by virtue of an order of the federal high court, I have forfeited to the federal government the sum of $153.3m, which I purportedly stole from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Read more

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