How Not To “Put Out”

By Elma Asio Disclaimer This article is not meant to be taken too seriously. If you do take this article seriously, then well and good…but…I’ll give you one of those reminders that is often pinned up in public parking spaces; “…at your own risk!!”. If you do decide not to take this article seriously, then […]

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The Recovery

By Noluvuyo Bacela I have not thought about this person in a while, which is very odd of me because of the way I idolized him. Once upon a time I watched all the light exit my body, through any means that it could do so. My eyes grew dark, like a deep hole; and my ears… I […]

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Tainted By The Turn-Up

By Attiya Karodia Once a prison, built to house only white criminals and political activists (with the exception being Nelson Mandela himself), Constitutional Hill’s history and heritage isn’t one of joy or triumph, but rather one of tragedy that has marred our national history. In my Matric year, i.e. my final year of high school, […]

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The Fear Of Change

By Zerida Mponye It takes a lot of courage to take ourselves back from the things that threaten to break us. If you’ve been there, you’ll understand what it means to know you have to get out while, at the same time, coming up with tonnes of very convincing reasons on why you must stay. […]

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A Passion For Prints: My Interview With Dédé Yebovi, Creator of My Touch Of Africa

Article by Christelle Mekoh Have you ever heard of Ankara, Kente, Wax or Kitengue? For the past few years, African prints have been at the center stage of the fashion industry – and people are starting to notice. Many celebrities have embraced them and wear them on the red carpet. I love African prints and I have […]

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On Harsh Realities And Moving On

By Zerida Mponye It’s been several years and my heart still bleeds for you every day. Sometimes, when I try hard enough, a few hours pass without me thinking of you. And sometimes it doesn’t hurt. I smile to myself, remembering every good thing you’ve ever said to me, all the nice things you did […]

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