Importance of acknowledged certificates for online courses

Furnishing one’s CV with a list of qualifications is essential to getting ahead in many sectors of the economy. This holds true throughout the world, including in Africa. Receiving a verified, acknowledged certificate for an online course makes that course a much more powerful tool in the eyes of employers. Internationally recognised certificates are particularly valuable, because they make it easier to use online courses not just in Africa but

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A Nugget on Sex & Intimacy

The Oxford online dictionary defines Intimacy as follows; 1. Close familiarity or friendship. e.g.‘the intimacy between a husband and wife’ 2. A cosy and private or relaxed atmosphere. e.g. ‘the room had a peaceful sense of intimacy about it’ 3. euphemistic Sexual intercourse. 4. count noun An intimate remark. e.g. ‘here she was sitting swapping intimacies with a stranger’ 5. singular Closeness of observation or knowledge of a subject. e.g.

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Edtech: A growth area for Africa

A new educational frontier for Africa EdTech is the use of digital education technology to facilitate teaching and learning. It’s a rapidly expanding sector with enormous potential. Providers around the world are now incorporating education technology into their delivery strategies. The development of mobile technology such as tablets and smartphones offers great opportunities for anywhere, anytime learning. E-learning, mlearning (mobile learning) and online courses have particular potential in areas where

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LATEST TRENDS IN FOREPLAY

Has your romantic relationship reached, ‘kuzoena’ phase in English – ‘;gotten used to each other’ phase where your partner does not arouse you or sex has even become a chore? In such cases is when effort in foreplay is needed now more than ever. ‘Wacha niKwambie’ to the rescue here. Foreplay calls for creativity and begins long before touching each other’ bodies in the bedroom. When out on a date

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LATEST TRENDS IN DATING AND ROMANCE (PART TWO)

Talk about dating manenoz…and this is one thing I have discovered in my many years of existence… Date yourself first..by all means do not wait for another human being to validate you..treat thyself to what you love best, go buy yourself some fancy lunch if single or even if attached to nobody or somebody get thyself some fancy underwear..it is that warm feeling that you have on some nice lace

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LATEST TRENDS IN DATING AND ROMANCE

This month my beloved Wellness and Inspiration blog, "Wacha niKwambie" sojourns at Sexual Wellness. The month long journey will address Sexual Wellness in a two pronged approach; ''Latest Trends in Sexual Wellness" and "Sex and Intimacy". Welcome to this read that sets off the discussion of the month, where the author shares her observations in dating and romance in this day and age. One trend that is gathering momentum in

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DEPRESSION IN PREGNANCY AND POSTPARTUM

“Congratulations!” …That’s what so many of us hear or say when someone says they are expecting a baby. We are eager and excited to help plan projects; we offer advice on everything from getting baby to sleep to rekindling our sex lives. But, one piece of advice that many pregnant women may be looking for isn’t there—how to deal with prenatal and postpartum depression. Pregnancy is a unique time for a

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ON PHYSICAL FITNESS FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

Key Guidelines for children and adolescents Children and adolescents should do 60 minutes (1 hour) or more of physical activity daily. Aerobic: Most of the 60 or more minutes a day should be either moderate- or vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity, and should include vigorous-intensity physical activity at least 3 days a week. Aerobic activities are those in which young people rhythmically move their large muscles. Running, hopping, skipping, jumping rope,

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An Introduction to Bipolar Disorder

On to my first post for this week John and Mary (not their real names) are well known to me. They have been married for 15 years (as I learnt on that day) and have three children. They are by all standards what you would call a happy couple. When Mary came to see me that Monday about a month ago her face was disfigured and she could not stop

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Thoughts on Depression

Hey all….. For our today’s discussion I want to engage more and get views from you people. There is something that has been controversial about depression… Some psychologists believe that people with depression possess the ability, in some situations, to perceive reality far better than their cheerier counterparts. This controversial concept is called depressive realism. In essence, this theory proposes that the typical non-depressed person uses happy illusions to maintain

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