Culture

Friends Of The Dead

13th March 2019 Felly Oyuga 2

During my father’s funeral, the chief insisted on giving a short speech, but after he had had something to eat. So after eating, the chief came back to the gathering, tummy full and started his […]

Culture

Being Powerful Is A State Of Mind

10th September 2018 Teakisi 0

By Naide Obiang This morning, like few of them lately, is full of uncertainties. But, for philosopher Bob Proctor, “each day holds something good for us. We just have to find it.” The secret is, […]

Culture

A letter to Baba Opembe

13th September 2017 Teakisi 0

By Salma Abdulatif Dear Baba Opembe, I have wanted for so long to write to you a letter. To tell you how my new home is not home without you. But is home anything so […]

Current Affairs

I Love You

21st July 2017 Teakisi 3

By Salma Abdulatif I love you. I love you because you are me. I love you because there will never be another you and you are amazing as you are. I love you, each part […]

Culture

The Village Is Back!

5th July 2017 Felly Oyuga 1

As African women, we need to realise that one of the best things to happen to us is social media. In the days of old, the African woman had a huge support network. She had […]

Poem

It’s Only Filter

23rd May 2017 Josephine Amoako 0

We love to stare at and admire The thousands of photos we find online; They are a source of inspiration For our new wardrobe, wedding and interior décor; We can’t help but wish to be […]

Culture

Race Relations: All Downhill From Here

20th January 2015 Teakisi 0

By Attiya Karodia Last year, just a day short of the anniversary of Madiba’s passing, I witnessed an event that jolted me from the Suburban New South Africa dream we’ve seen reiterated in our rainbow […]

Culture

Girl-on-Girl Hate

5th August 2014 Teakisi 1

By Attiya Karodia A young girl comes home one day from school almost in tears with a decision based on nothing more than an aesthetic goal, to be ‘curvy’. The girls told her that she […]