One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An East African cotton fabric printed in various colours and designs with distinctive borders, used especially for women's clothing.
- ‘Colours and designs may vary slightly from the illustration due to the nature of hand-dyed cloth and the availability of kitenge designs.’
- ‘A tall headdress of purple-and-gold kitenge cloth hid the contours of her hair and head.’
- ‘Most of the color comes from the women wearing different kanga and kitenge wrapped at the waist or on the head (kanga and kitenge are cloths usually in two or three colors).’
From Kiswahili kitengele.
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.