By Robert K James
I was seated a taxi when a woman dressed in pants stretched a bit and I saw her wearing waist beads. It got me thinking and wondering why. All I knew was that waist beads (also locally known as embila) are for young babies especially girls that are used to shape their waists and may be used as a decoration material for some cultures like the Masai of Kenya among others.
However, some new information has come to light about the mystery of butiiti. Waist beads are a bedroom accessory that most women have abused today by bringing them out into the public. Perhaps they are na