Thursday, July 18, 2013

Dear Myne - Should I Fight For My Man This Time?

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Dear Myne, I have been going through your write ups and I must say you’re doing a good job keep it up. I have a problem please my boyfriend no longer wants me because of another girl, I am so confused right now. You see my present boyfriend was my ex. I have known him for like 7yrs now. We grew up together then we started dating but while he was in school, he cheated so I left him.

Rolling Stone Editors Defend Their Cover of Boston Bomber

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The editors of the Rolling Stone cover story on Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have defended the cover in a note on the full article, saying that it fell within the magazine's traditions of journalism. The cover caused  a lot of outrage after the magazine hit stores with critics saying the portrait of Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev resembles that of a rock star or teen idol. However, the editors stood by the cover saying;

Retraction - Funke Akindele Says Her Marriage is Intact

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Funke Akindele broke her silence on the news about her separation from husband, Kehinde Oloyede, she sent a text message to a major newspaper yesterday that reads as follows; “I read in the newspaper yesterday that I am divorced. What proof do you have? And I am taking this to court because my marriage is intact. You guys are rumour mongers. Funke Akindele Oloyede.”

Magazine Covers - Tara Fela-Durotoye on TW

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This seems to be the month of the make-up artists. Tara Fela-Durotoye is one of the pioneers of make up as a business in Nigeria and she's been doing it well for several years now, and also mentoring others. She looks great on this TW cover.

Throwback Thursday - Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Mandela in prison

Mandela was born on July 18, 1918, so today is his 95th birthday. His name Rolihlahla, translated from Xhosa means literally “pulling a branch off a tree” — or, more colloquially, “troublemaker.” He was tried for treason for over five years and was jailed for 27. He became the first South African president elected in a free and fair election for all SA citizens. Mandela will forever remain a deep footprint in history.