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If You Tell Them To Cook, They Will Do Shakara…

Women and their wahala sha o, women want you to define everything you do with them! The air you breathe with them, the food you eat with them, everything!!!! Like I have heard so many questions in my life: Who am I to you? What are we doing? Where do you see this going? Am I cooking for you just because you’re hungry or you feel like eating my food? Do you tell every girl to cook for you? And then to pour salt on injury you now get statements like I don’t just cook for anybody Cooking is intimate…

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How Nkataa.com Saves Marriages Part 3

Abu and Aisha have as a result of our encounter become part of Nkataa. The three of us are fast becoming close friends too. I think I really adore them because they inspire me. They treat one another with such regard and respect, and it is so clear they are in love. This is a beautiful sight to witness firsthand. I have even had the opportunity of visiting Abu and Aisha’s home, by personally delivering their grocery orders twice. They have also come to the Nkataa headquarters a few times. There just seems to be this connection between Nkataa and…

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Consistency in Times of Challenge

No one needs to tell you that things have been challenging… You are probably sat somewhere reading this in a hot dark room with 15% battery life left on your phone. Hopefully this is not the case, but the reality is both light and petrol have been scarce. This can easily affect your mood and your productivity, as doing even the most basic tasks requires more effort. It is understandable to want to scale down your goals and just do the bare minimum. However, I want to encourage you to remain consistent in times of cha(lle)nge. One of my favorite…

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How Nkataa.com Saves Marriages Part 2

I wanted to know how I had been involved in something I admired from a distance, so I asked “ sorry I didn’t get that, how did I save your marriage?” Aisha was the first to talk, actually Abu tried to talk first, but then Aisha gave him one look and he fell in submission to her beautiful smile. She said so briefly “I hate going to the market that’s all, nothing deep,” she laughed. In fact we moved on from the topic to how our service and product offerings had improved. Aisha was excited that Nkataa now sells products…

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How Nkataa.com Saves Marriages

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I have had the privilege of getting to know our customers personally. One adorable couple that have gone from customers to friends is Abu and Aisha. I met them at a fair that Nkataa participated in.. I was next to our Nkataa.com stand when I saw this young looking married couple who looked so in love! So fresh, so clean, I could feel some goose bumps from the amount of love their presence emitted. I really wanted to be the first to talk to them. I wanted to ask, “What’s the secret of your marriage? Because I want to know.…

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Back To Basics

The smell of freshly baked bread is like Aladdin’s mat, it picks you up carefully and then spirals you to the clouds Bread is one the food items that has arguably reached universal status. Upon arriving a strange place with foreign food items, bread is almost always been the constant savior, the adaptation aid. It’s interesting then that very few people know anything about its transition through the ages. Today at Nkataa, we shall bring to you, interesting facts about bread that you probably haven’t heard before. Let’s dive into them shall we? Scandinavian traditions say that if a male…

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