Taking Up Space

By Dorothy Michieka.   The Struggle. As soon as he walked into the room, I knew. He had been with her. I was not angry. He said he would look for her. He’d told me he needed her and all I wanted was to still the thought of her in his head. I wanted him […]

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Book Review and Reflections: Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

By Reem Gaafar A short while ago, I read Chinua Achebe’s reclaimed novel, Things Fall Apart,. The book is set in Nigeria in the late 19th century and tells the story of a fictional male character living and flourishing in the heathen pre-colonial African times, with all its glory of the local heritage, superstitions, morals and values, […]

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The Ring

By Afia Kwakyewaa Owusu-Nyantakyi I love rings. I always have. They are my favorite pieces of jewelry. When I was growing up, I would wear my mother’s rings to school just because they were so pretty. I loved to wear them on my fourth finger on my right hand, partly because it simply looked great […]

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Should Men Be Left To Cheat In Peace?

By Josephine Amoako “Men will always cheat.” “Every man cheats.” “No matter what you do, a man will cheat on you…at least once.” These are the statements trumpeted into one’s ears from childhood compelling us to accept this flawed attitude of lack of self-control on the side of men. Women are led to come to […]

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Choc Flake Champagne Trifles

  • by Teakisi
  • Mar 14, 2018
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By Pholosho Matondolo Choc flake cake is one of my once in a while favourite cake to indulge in. A yummy and tasty moist chocolate sponge nestled between chocolate icing with ganache, oh my, I love it.  I had leftovers of the cake the other day and so I thought it would be fun to […]

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You Only Live Once

When the song, YOLO, was released, it became a source of inspiration for many to live their lives as they saw fit and also to not take life so seriously, because we only live once. When the buzz was strong over the song, I really just knew the acronym so as not to sound out […]

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