Topics we’re interested in:

  1. Health and Wellness: news, scientific breakthroughs, practical tips, spirituality, mind+body, natural & traditional remedies. 

  2. Nutrition/Healthy Eating

    1. Healthy recipes of traditional & contemporary (or fusion) African dishes. Recipes should be accompanied by 200-250-word introduction for context. Must be accompanied by high res images of dish.

    2. Exploration of nutritional and medicinal benefits of local foods (spices, plants, fruits, etc)

  3. Fitness: workout routines for today’s busy woman, fitness tips and advice, weight loss journey, etc

  4. Personal essays on health and wellness. 

  5. Expert advice: health experts to answer reader questions. Experts include physicians, pharmacists, dentists and other clinicians; nutritionists; fitness experts, etc. Please express your interest in your cover letter and we will add you to our pool of experts we reach out to with readers' questions. 

  6. Style: how-to style guides, trends, positive body image, style/fashion event related analysis.

  7. Beauty: how-to beauty tips and regimen, beauty trends, hair and makeup tutorials, personal reflection on beauty and self image.

  8. Culture: thoughtful and timely personal op-ed; commentary that draws from current affairs, TV, art, music, books and film.

  9. Other lifestyle: travel, finance, career, relationships.  

If there's a topic you're interested in but do not see listed here, be sure to mention it in your cover letter.