Are Women More Faithful Cheaters?

By Josephine Amoako There was this gentleman that once shared the stories of 25 cheating wives on his Facebook page. This thread suddenly went viral as though women do not cheat; the practice is more associated with men and nagging with women. I believe it went viral because of the shocking lengths at which most […]

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Angel Without Wings

By Felly Oyuga It was the worst time of my life.  My marriage was falling apart.  I had to remind myself to breath, eat and even shower.  I barely combed my hair.  He always smiled at me though.  Sometimes I tried to smile back.  Other times, I’d pretend not to see him. I cannot remember how I […]

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Permission To Enjoy Sex!

By Felly Oyuga At twenty-two, I told my mother I was pregnant. I was young, unwed and my mother was a staunch Christian. I was expecting her to throw her mug of tea at me. So after blurting out , ‘I’m pregnant!’, I closed my eyes tight and waited for the mug to land on my head. ‘Did […]

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I Am Not A Reptile

By Felly Oyuga Yesterday I shared life, hot blood gushed from my veins into tubes. They say the only way to avoid a wizard is to have cold blood. I can’t be what I am not. So you followed my scent. Hot blood scent. Happy. Lively. Optimistic. You laid a trap. You snared me like a chameleon to be used in a portion. I am not […]

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Relationships, Class Systems, Love And Blurred Lines

By Elma Asio There’s no better way to really delve into this than with a little story because stories explain situations better (think Jesus and his parables). Porsha (such a fancy name) was named after her Great Aunt who happens to be royalty. She still has the silver spoon she was born with stuck in […]

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A Letter To My Love

By Marie-Helena Mekolo To the man I love dearly: Lately, I’ve found my thoughts drifting back to you….. Remembering our last encounter, trying to decipher some moments and actions, attempting to get a peak at the side of you that’s hidden. I start seeing the good in you: “ Oh, that’s what he truly meant” […]

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Of Bridal Showers & Sex

Addressing women during an RPF-Inkotanyi Women’s League Congress in Kigali on April 22, 2017, the president of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, warned elder women against terrorizing the younger ones about tolerating domestic violence during bridal showers. The president was talking about women’s empowerment and women being advocates for themselves and each other. He reminded them that their […]

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Tinder Me Please!

By Nellie Umutesi-Vigneron My dating life has been suffering a slow and painful decline that will only result in an unfortunate and untimely death if I don’t take action and attempt to resuscitate it.  In short, I am single!  Please spare me the following comments: the right guy will come along, sometimes it’s best to […]

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