Culture

SARAFINA (The Weaker Sex)

17th April 2019 Amandla Karungi 0

“Sarafinaaaa! Don’t break our bed! Sarafinaaa! Leave our bed alone. Sarafina, you are going to pay for our bed!” squealed the mid-wife. I was gnashing my teeth in the opposite room as I imagined Sarafina […]

Love & Sex

Ghosted

15th April 2019 Guest Blogger 0

2019 is my third year single; it’s been longer if you factor in the years I spent as the poster child for spousal neglect. Last month, I decided to dip my toe cautiously back into […]

Love & Sex

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

8th April 2019 Esther Chawai 2

The moment you begin asking yourself this question as a lady, it means that there’s a lot that is lacking in that relationship. Often times, that question is triggered by the obvious fact that there’s […]

Empowerment

We Are Home, Now What?

13th February 2019 Amandla Karungi 0

In some African cultures, if not most, a first time mother is always flanked on both sides by an army of women during labour, delivery and after birth… Well, most of them wander off eventually, […]

Culture

Il M’a Vraiment Laissé

24th August 2018 Teakisi 0

By Naide Obiang « Pat s’est marié le week-end dernier. Tu savais ? » La nouvelle arriva enfin. J’ai rapidement conclu la conversation et me suis assise au coin du canapé ; offusquée et désorientée dans l’espace qui […]

Love & Sex

To Leave or Stay at Home?

25th June 2018 Amandla Karungi 0

It is estimated that Mary Mother of Jesus was twelve years old when she was betrothed to Joseph. She could have been between 13 to 14 years when she gave birth to Jesus Christ. Mary, […]

Family

My Ex-Husband Remarried

28th May 2018 Teakisi 0

By Naide Obiang “Pat married last weekend. Did you know?” The phone call has finally arrived. I quickly wrapped it up and slowly sat down on the nearby sofa; gazing at the quiet space. My […]