LIVE, LOVE & SLAY WITH RUBY LYN BUILDING A 4C HAIR CARE ROUTINE VALENTINEâ€™S
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Greetings from the
n my wall I have a little reminder which says, ‘3
months from now, you will thank yourself.’ The year has already begun and we are now in the second month already! More than 31 days have already passed us by. I have promised myself that this year I am going to live and embrace every day as it comes. I am going to go after the things I have had on my ‘to do’ list and ‘New Year’s Resolution’ lists for the last couple of years. This year will be different. One of the things that I am looking forward to is setting up a business (more about that later in the year!) While I was doing my research on setting up a business I realized that there are so many business models and businesses that women can start with little to no money (page 32). I am sure that many of us were so happy to see our very own Ruby Lyn launch her makeup products late last year. (page 10) She is a delightful woman and an inspiration to many women out there who wish to look good while running their own businesses. This year promises exciting things for those who have the courage to go out and chase their dreams. So once again I ask, where will you be in three months’ time? What will you have achieved in three months’ time? Let’s challenge each other to become the best women we can be. To become the lovely Runako ladies we were created to be. And in this season of love, to remember to love ourselves and those around us. Have a beautiful February and March ladies! Blessings,
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By Emeldah Takaona
‘Makeup is not a mask. Makeup is art. Makeup is passion. Makeup is expression.’ - Unknown Learning to love yourself, embracing
I would come home with more energy
your femininity and enjoying life are
and determination to formulate cos-
just some of the things that are very
metics for women of colour.
dear to makeup guru, Ruby Lyn.
RM: What is your philosophy regard-
RUNAKO Magazine caught up with
ing women and makeup?
the lovely Ruby Lyn to hear more about her life and her story.
RL: Makeup to me is like having finger paint for adults, with my face as a canvas.
RM: Who is Ruby Lyn?
‘mahumbwe echikuru’ (makeup is
RL: Ruby Lyn is a 32-year-old
child’s play for grown-ups). I strongly
makeup artist based in Australia. She
believe that makeup is one of the best
is a mom, wife and a cosmetic formu-
parts of being a woman; it is a power-
ful method of self-expression. Women
RM: What inspired you to pursue
should embrace makeup as a form of
makeup, seeing as you are a profes-
empowerment. I don’t think there is
sional in the nursing field?
anything more liberating than feeling
RL: I have always been very passion-
good about yourself.
ate about makeup and beauty ever since I was a little girl. Talking about makeup helped me build a very good rapport with most of my female patients on the ward. I believe makeup is therapeutic. In Australia where I live, the supermarkets, drug stores and beauty stores are flooded with cos-
I think women should wear whatever makeup they want for themselves. Makeup should be fun. — Emma Stone
metics for women of colour. Every time I would go shopping for makeup, 12
â€˜I love natural
beauty, and I think it's your best look, but I think makeup as an artist is so transformative.â€™ Marina & the Diamonds
RM: Growing up in conservative Zim-
go to bed upset. Oh, I could go on and
babwe have you always been a keen
on about all the things my mother has
fanatic of makeup?
taught me. My motherâ€™s teachings
RL: My passion for makeup started
help me to run my Facebook page
when I was a little girl. I was born in a
family of 5 girls and 2 boys. I am the
130,000 women! Dealing with women
last born in the family. My sisters
is never easy but the principles that
would hide their makeup from me be-
my mother taught me, makes working
cause I was so young but that did not
with women easier.
stop me from making my face up. I
RM: How do you define success and
had to improvise and work with what I
how do you measure it?
had. Charcoal came in very handy as I would crush it and mix it with some Vaseline and boom!!! Hello eyeliner! I wore makeup from the age of 10 till now. RM: Who has inspired you in your life and why? RL: My mother influenced who I am. She did not raise me on a silver platter. She taught me how to work hard and always encouraged me to follow my dreams. I was not spoon fed. My mother is a preacher and she taught me that with God, nothing is impossible. She has taught me to give and not regret it. She taught me to love my neighbours as much as I love myself. She taught me to forgive and to never
RL: To me success is measured by the attainment of real joy or happiness, this is living a life that I am proud of. RM: How have people received your Ruby Lyn Makeup Brand? RL: Itâ€™s amazing, people love the products. They love the mineral powder foundation and how it gives a natural finish. They love the lip glosses which are highly pigmented and hence complement the African skin perfectly. The women love the 3D fibre mascara and the way in which it elongates and adds volume to the lashes. The brand has been well received and I thank God and all the Ruby Lyn supporters for that. 15
Image: courtesy Star Baptista Photography
RM: What three things do you need in
Itâ€™s very rude. You would never walk
order to be successful in this industry?
into Coca Cola and demand to know
RL: Patience is the most important as-
how they formulate their drink. The
pect needed to be successful in this
same principle applies to any business
industry. You also need to have a lot
of tolerance for people. Working and
collaborating with others in never a
makeup brands on the international
walk in the park. Finally you need to
stage. Are there any challenges and if
be passionate about makeup. You just
so, what have been some of the chal-
have to have passion for whatever you
lenges you have faced so far?
There are very few African
RL: The challenges are there. Break-
RM: The beauty industry can be
ing into any market is never easy.
tough. What upsets you the most
People can be hesitant and wary of
about this industry?
new brands. The Ruby Lyn brand is
RL: When someone tries to take ad-
up against other more established
vantage of me, my hard work and my
makeup brands that have been on the
brand. An example of this would be
market for years. I have come to ap-
when people try and steal my makeup
preciate that time is a crucial factor
recipes by asking intrusive questions.
when it comes to people embracing 16
RUNAKO feature and trusting a new brand. Starting a makeup brand also requires a lot of money and that in itself is one of the biggest hurdles you have to overcome. RM: What are some of the positive things that you hope the Ruby Lyn brand will fulfill? RL: Women of colour are hungry for products made by other women of colour who understand and know the intricacies of dark skin. The Ruby Lyn brand is helping to feed that hungry market. It also makes me happy to see that I have an opportunity to build something on my home continent. I am from Africa and I will make sure that every town, city, and growth point in Africa has access to a wide range of makeup products that aren’t always supplied by the other bigger brands. RM: How do you handle criticism? RL: I believe that criticism gives me the opportunity to learn and improve
my work. I try not to take it personally. If the criticism is constructive, I weigh it and see how I can improve. If it is destructive I ignore it. RM: And finally, what are the three basic makeup items every woman should own or at least carry around for that emergency? RL: Lipstick, powder foundation or simply powder, and mascara. RM: Thank you for your time Ruby Lyn. RL: My pleasure.
‘My quick beauty tip is always have a tinted gloss of some kind to give you some color even if you have no makeup on.’ - Rachel Bilson
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Styled in Valentine, Dipped in Chocolate
by ThatDJ Daje (Miriam Deredza) 19
everyone is nicer than customer service representatives (lol). And thirdly - more significantly to me - it’s my birthday month!
As a lover of style and fashion, one of the many therapeutic things I like to do is come up with fit-the
-occasion outfits for the many different scenarios and atmospheres of Valentine’s Day. In my case, I tend to wear ‘birthday suits’ on February 14th. I like to call them birthday suits because I glam up and ‘slay’. It is an opportunity for me to showcase my dramatic side of fashion – being over-the-top and ‘extra’ with my dressing. Why not? You only turn each age once, right? However, for a lot of people whose birthday does not fall on Valentine’s Day, simple is preferable - with some exceptions. So I put together two simple but stylish
ebruary is a beautiful
outfits that anyone, any age, can rock this love season. Enjoy!
month for a couple of reasons. One - it’s short, but sweet. Two – it’s the most anticipated month of love and gifts; the month that
The first look is this burgundy cherry number. The ‘skirt’ is actually a pleather dress that has a lot 20
of cut out design on the torso area, and since I wanted these outfits to be ideal for even those who like to keep it conservative and classy, I paired it with this turtle neck crop pullover.
It is the softest and lightest fabric that just brings out the romantic in you. I love mixing textures to create a harmonious outfit. Because of the bold color, nude pumps best accessorize the outfit.
I don’t do
fashion. I am fashion.’ – Coco Chanel
But if you are really bold, you can definitely turn this into a monochromatic look by wearing burgundy cherry heels. This look is especially for those who like to keep it traditional by wearing the red family color.
The second look is for the semi -rebels, who do not necessarily want to wear the traditional Valentineâ€™s colors but still want to keep it relevant. White is a lovely basic color that still speaks love, but can be safe to pair with any other color, rebellious or not. This white flower textured mesh top is so
airy, light and great for warm weather. It is definitely one of my classy staples. I coupled it with this mauve cotton slit body -con skirt. Just to glam it up a notch I paired the outfit with these shiny silver cutout gladiators and the clear aviator glasses that scream sophisticated. I would definitely wear this out for brunch with the girls or a lunch date. If the weather is a little chilly that day, you can easily throw on a taupe or coffee leather jacket, a denim jacket, or a pink light coat â€“ feel free to play with colors, because this fit is that neutral!
I would have come up with more outfits, put this article would probably have been longer. I hope you could take some inspiration from these two and create fits that fit your personal style, no pun intended.
For the girls who are like me and are not afraid to be bold and over-the-top, follow me on my social media platforms and come along on my style journey that progresses and evolves with each day!
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ThatDJ Daje (Miriam Deredza)
Snapchat: @ThatDJDaje YouTube: ThatDj Daje
Photo credit: Lonestar Makeup and Styling: ThatDJ Daje
How to Build a 4C Natural HAIR CARE REGIMEN
By Brenda Chirata By Brenda Chirata
uilding a hair care regimen doesn’t
Characteristics of this hair:
have to be difficult. The basics are
Products sit on your hair, hair takes
pre-pooing, detangling, cleansing/
longer to dry, hair has little elasticity
shampooing, conditioning, moistur-
and volume, cuticles are closed so
izing and styling.
moisture doesn’t enter easily into
Before we begin, you need to know
the hair (in other words your hair re-
what your hair porosity is. Knowing
your hair porosity will allow you to
How to look after low porosity hair:
know which oils and products to use. This is probably one of the first things you need to do as you start your natural hair journey.
Here is a hair porosity test for you:
Using heat helps to open the cuticles so that oils and moisture can get into your hair. Use heated towels, hot water and hair dryers if you can. Don’t use heavy oils. Use lighter ones like grapeseed and argan oil.
Take a few of your hair strands and
You will want to keep this hair as
place them in a bowl of water. Al-
clean as possible as buildup reduces
low them to sit in the bowl of water
the penetration of moisture.
for 2- 4 minutes. Observe what’s
Normal porosity hair:
happening to the hair. If your hair is floating on the water it means you have low porosity hair. If however
Characteristics of this hair: Absorbs the right amount of mois-
your hair is sinking slowly it means
ture and keeps it as well
you have normal porosity hair. If
Hair appears shiny, has excellent
your hair sinks immediately then
volume and is healthy
you have high porosity hair. So this
If this is your hair, continue doing
is what it means:
whatever you are doing because it’s
Low porosity hair
clearly working! 26
High porosity hair Characteristics of this hair:
into 4-6 parts. Saturate your hair with oils such as coconut oil or extra virgin olive oil. Another
Easily absorbs moisture but doesn’t
way of saturating your hair is to
keep most of it, hair appears and feels
mix conditioner/DIY condition-
dry, hair easily tangles, hair dries
ers (banana, mayonnaise, honey)
quickly and you can experience torn
with the oils in a cup and then
apply it to your hair.
How to look after high porosity hair: Coconut oil and aloe vera gel both love high porosity hair. Egg washes are perfect as they help to restore the damaged cuticles. A note of warning is not to do too many egg washes as protein can cause the hair to become hard and break. Don’t be afraid of using heavy products and creams on this hair, go for it! Don’t skip deep conditioning because it goes a long way in restoring damaged cuticles.
Image: Olive Oil
Pre-pooing your hair is important because shampoos can strip your
Great, now that you know what your
hair off natural oil (sebum) and
hair porosity is, here is a step-by-step
nutrients. It also helps when you
hair care regimen to look after your
start detangling your hair.
natural hair. 1) Pre-Poo Your Hair This is simply preparing your hair for shampoo. Section your hair
Now cover your hair with a shower cap and let it stand for at least 30 minutes. If you have a hair dryer, you can sit under it. 28
RUNAKO hair This maximizes absorption of the oils into your hair.
2) Detangling Use your fingers to detangle your hair
tioner is important because it restores moisture that was removed during the shampooing stage.
5)Deep Condition Your Hair
first. Then follow with a wide-toothed
Deep conditioning is the most im-
comb. Keep it in its sections for easy
portant step of this entire regimen.
You can skip pre-pooing your hair on a lazy day, but you can never skip out on shampooing and deep condition-
3) Shampoo your hair
ing. It is simply a must.
Avoid sulfate based shampoos, and
Deep conditioning provides much
look for moisturizing shampoos. The
needed nutrients to your hair follicles,
shampoo will be written ‘moisturizing
gives that natural shine, elasticity and
shampoo.’ Using a deep cleansing
shampoo can also be done once a month to ensure that all the hair buildup has been thoroughly removed. Deep cleansing is harsh, so it is not recommended to do it often.
There are a variety of deep conditioners out on the market e.g. deep conditioners for volume, deep conditioners for elasticity, protein based deep conditioners, so how do you know the
Shampoo your hair section by section.
right one to use? In a nutshell, the
Avoid shampooing your hair all at
choice of deep conditioner depends
once as it might lead to tangling of
on what your hair goals are and also
your hair porosity. If you don’t know where to start, you can never go
4) Condition Your Hair Apply conditioner to your hair. Leave the conditioner in your hair for 5 to 10 minutes before rinsing it out. Condi-
wrong with a moisturizing deep conditioner. Apply the deep conditioner to your sectioned hair. Cover your hair 29
with a shower cap and sit under a
6) Styling Your Hair
hair dryer for 30 minutes to allow the
Styling natural hair works best when
conditioner to penetrate the hair
your hair is damp. In this state, if
shaft. If you don’t have access to a
you have low porosity hair you can
hair dryer you can take a towel, dip it
use the LCO method (liquid e.g.
in hot water and wrap it around your
plain water, cream e.g. sheer but-
covered hair. Leave the hair covered
ter and oil e.g. jojoba oil). If
for 30 minutes. After deep condition-
your hair isn’t low porosity, use
ing your hair, rinse out the deep con-
the LOC method (liquid e.g.
ditioner and proceed to style.
plain water, oil e.g. jojoba oil, cream e.g. sheer butter). The only difference between LCO and LOC is the order of which you apply the liquid, oil and cream. If you wish to put your hair in a protective style, whether braids or cornrows, you can do it after the LCO or LOC method.
And that’s it ladies!
About the Writer Brenda is an avid naturalista who loves sharing with others how to to take care of their natural hair. 30
O START IN
By Sharon Washaya
“You're either making money or you're not. If you're not making money get out of the business and find another business to start.” ~ Meredith Whitney In today’s world, it is not uncommon
If you are skilled at braiding hair, this
to find a woman juggling multiple
is also something that requires little
roles - wife, mother, and career wom-
to no startup capital to do. If you can-
an. For many women in Zimbabwe, it
not do hair, offer to find clients for
has become a way of life. We have to
someone who knows how to do hair,
put food on the table. We have to
and form a partnership for a commis-
‘hustle’. We have to find new ways to
make money. In this article we are going to take a look at some of the businesses that women today can start with little to no money.
Businesses that require $0-$50 to
Online Work If you love writing, and have access to a laptop and an internet connection then the world is at your fingertips. You can sign up to legitimate work
sites such as Upwork, Fiverr and
Set up a tuck shop and sell fruits,
Freelancer.com to find writing jobs.
vegetables and small goods. You can
For those willing to stick it out and
do this by setting up a stall right out-
learn the ropes of working online, it
side your gate. You can include things
may prove to be a good side income.
like Maputi, Freezits, Sweets, Bubble gum to your assortment of merchandise. This model is basic, but with efficient and proper management of money, you can start saving to move onto the next type of business. Marketing for others/Braiding & Doing Hair 34
Businesses that require $50-$100
The most notorious business model
that has taken Zimbabwe by storm is that of buying and selling pre-loved clothes (bales). Most bales for mixed clothes can be purchased from $150 $300. For those not shy to showcase their marketing skills this business models proves that it can be profitable. The trick is to purchase quality bales and find the best places to sell them from. Businesses that require $500+ to
If you already have your own yard,
$1,000 to start:
starting a chicken project might be something that is viable. Day old
Selling New Clothing/Handbags
broiler chicks can be purchased for $0.70-$0.80/chick, so you will ideally need $70-$90 to purchase 100 day old
Sourcing things to sell has never been
chicks. This isnâ€™t to say you have to
easier today thanks to the presence of
start with 100 chicks; you can start
local â€˜runnersâ€™ and personal shoppers
with less and build up. Approach Pro
based in neighboring countries and
Feeds, Feedmix and AgriFoods to
the diaspora. Runners and personal
find out the cost of broiler feeds in
shoppers based in South Africa, Chi-
you intend to scale up your operation.
na, Botswana, Tanzania and Zambia
Businesses that require $200+ to start:
can easily show potential buyers via mobile platforms such as Whatsapp the merchandise they can source for
Buying and Selling Pre-loved Cloth-
the buyers in Zimbabwe.
If you prefer to go and source your own supplies, buses to South Africa cost on average $60 one way, so budget at least $120 for bus fare. Take into account that you will need somewhere to stay as well if you are new in the business. Better yet, find women who regularly travel and join them when they go so that at least they show you ropes of the business.
Purchasing online If you are comfortable with online shopping, sites such as Aliexpress and Alibaba are great for finding merchandise such as handbags, shoes, and clothing. Payments can usually be made to the supplier in China via Western Union, Bank Transfer, Alipay, and Paypal. The only possible disadvantage to ordering in bulk something you havenâ€™t physically seen is the potential poor quality. A general rule of thumb is, the cheaper it is, the poorer the quality.
Things to remember if you are importing from China (or anywhere else): calculate everything so that you wonâ€™t be surprised by the fees. If you spend $100 buying goods, expect to spend another $100 on shipping. Anything that arrives by cargo (i.e. anything that arrives at Harare International Airport), has to pay the relevant duty. 36
RUNAKO business For shoes duty is as follows:
Brake fluid, radiator caps, spark plugs, coolant, engine oil, high pres-
$1 per pair.
sure pump, engine cleaner.
For handbags the duty is as follows:
$2.50 per kg.
One of the easier ways to go about
Clearing of your goods can be done
raising the startup fees is to join to-
through a clearing agent. Budget $150
gether with trustworthy women and
for agent fees per entry.
form a business group. Women all over Zimbabwe are doing it and have furnished their homes, put groceries
Businesses that require $2,000+
in their homes, started agriculture
based projects together because of these community initiatives. If there
Motor parts and accessories Rental space in Harare’s CBD will set you back by at least $500/month. Buying the spare parts to kick start
isn’t one in your area – find two or three women and start today!
If you have a business story you would like to share with other
your business will cost on average
Runako women, please feel free
$500-$1,000. Leave a fraction of your
to share it by sending it to the
money for emergencies when running
following Whatsapp number:
your shop. Things to stock up on that
+213 672 389 214, or send an
sell like hot cakes include:
email to email@example.com
LETâ€™S TALK HEALTH With Dr. Tafadzwa Gambinga, MBChB
LETâ€™S TALK WOMENâ€™S CANCER It is a common misconception that
passed on from a mother to child
cancer is a disease of the elderly.
during child birth when the child
Cancers are also common in the
passes through the birth canal if
the mother has any genital lesions. Most women and men who
are sexually active will be infected
amongst African women are cervi-
with HPV. The likelihood of HPV
cal cancer, breast cancer, uterine
causing cervical cancer is further
cancer, and lung cancer.
increased by HIV co-infection.
Many factors play a role in the de-
The good news is that cervical
velopment of cancer - your diet,
cancer is almost completely pre-
highly processed foods increase
ventable simply by vaccination.
the risk; a sedentary lifestyle; your
The vaccination is against HPV
genetics and the diseases you al-
and is most effective when done
before a person becomes sexually active. It can be given to both
In this article I will focus on cervi-
women and men. The Zimbabwe-
cal and breast cancer.
an government currently has a free vaccination program for wom-
en mainly under the age of 18.
Fortunately cervical cancer is one
There is also a screening test
of the cancers with an identifiable
available to detect cervical cancer
cause; human papilloma virus
even in its earliest stages. This
(HPV). This is a virus that is main-
screening test is widely known as
ly sexually transmitted. It can be
the Pap smear. 40
RUNAKO health It's painless, simple and if done
you developing breast cancer in-
correctly it is highly accurate. Re-
creases. There is a gene mutation
that a woman can be tested for if
woman needs a pap every 3
there is a family history of breast
years from the time she is 21
cancer. It's called the BRCA1 and
BRCA2 gene mutations. Such
mutations can increase your lifeThe following are some warning
time risk for breast cancer by 40-
signs of cervical cancer: abnormal
vaginal bleeding in between menstruation,
Ladies, regular self breast exams
can save your life. No one knows
pause, pain during intercourse
your body and its little changes
and abnormal vaginal discharge.
better than you do. Get to know
changes you will be able to notify
A woman needs a pap smear every 3 years from the time she is 21 years old.
your physician quicker. So what should you be looking for on your breasts? ď‚ˇ
Any changes and I mean any small change whatsoever in your breast
An irregular skin surface: this can be dimpling of your skin,
The main factor resulting in breast
pitting like an orange peel, in-
cancer is genetics. If your mother
dentation, lump on the sur-
had breast cancer, the chances of
face of the skin, sores on the skin and inflammation 41
RUNAKO health of the skin.
Any discharge from your nip-
A lump that is growing in size
A breast lump that seems
ple (unless of course you are
fixed and you cannot move it
breastfeeding and milk is the
Any abnormal lumps in your
A retraction nipple - When
armpits. It's important to know
the nipple is pulled in and
that breast tissue extends into
points inward instead of out, it
your armpits and it can also
is termed nipple inversion
or retraction If you notice any of these abnor
Any lump in your breast that
mal symptoms ladies, please con-
has a different texture from
tact your regular physician for a
the rest of your breast tissue
check up. And remember prevention is better than cure.
About the Writer Dr Tafadzwa Gambinga (MBChB, Pret) is a medical doctor practicing in Limpopo South Africa. She has a keen interest in women's health, with a desire to empower women.
Top 5 Car Basics to Have to Avoid Getting Fined!
By Innocent Kusotera
RUNAKO lifestyle Hello dear reader. I hope I find you
taught as part of your learnerâ€™s li-
well. Today I am writing about car
cense and whatever you do, make
basics to have to avoid getting
sure that your ride is insured and
fined and or getting a ticket.
licensed. You can get your car licensed at any Zinara or Post Of-
The sight of a policeman or police-
fice near you and insured at any
woman in a lime coloured vest at
a roadblock along any of Zimbabweâ€™s major highways is enough
to strike fear into the heart of any
Statutory Instrument 129 of 2015
motorist. While the following list is
makes it illegal to drive without a
not exhaustive, it gives you an
spare wheel. Although arguments
idea of the kinds of things police
arise on this issue as some cars
officers will fine motorists for. Ob-
imported into the country come
serving and following the advice
with the "biscuit" spare wheel
below will help you when you next
whilst traffic officers are some-
get stopped. So without further
times arresting motorists for driv-
ado, here are the top car basics to
ing with one as they say Section
have when driving along the roads
14(6)(a) sites that 'no person shall
drive on any roads a vehicle if (a) any tyres on any one axle are of
1) Radio License and Insurance
the vehicle are of a different size, type or construction.
This is one of the most basics things to have and should be dis-
3) Jack and wheel spanner
played on your windscreen. No
It is also now a very serious of-
car should be in the road without
fense to drive without a jack and
these two. This is something
RUNAKO lifestyle spanner.
should be able to remove the wheel nuts of the same car Although motorists try to negotiate on not getting a fine, in the even of a flat tyre they do come in handy. Always carry your spare wheel, jack and wheel spanner.
This is one of the first tools any
lights, park lamps and the tiniest
officer will ask to see. A very im-
of them all, the number plate light
portant tool and should be found
at the rear of the car can get you
in the cab of the car. It is a car
in trouble. Your exterior lighting
saver perhaps a life saver too in
has to be in tip top condition. The
the event of a car fire. Light mo-
ideal would be to check every
tor vehicles are to carry a fire ex-
morning or just before you start
tinguisher of a minimum weight
your car. If one or more of these
is not working, find your auto-
electrician as soon as possible. In conclusion, I advise all motorists to buy, borrow or download the Road Traffic Act. It will lead to happy driving, knowledge of the expected and will bring a smile on the driver when approaching a roadblock. Happy driving. 46
RUNAKO BEAUTY|LIVING|LIFESTYLE|INSPIRATION SHARON WASHAYA Founder & Senior Editor Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PUBLISHER Magnitudo Media Email: email@example.com
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