Takeaways On Grief And Loss

Losing someone is one of the biggest tragedies to ever happens to mankind. Like a thief, so does loss occur. It’s unexpected, and usually never do we think that at a certain time, it will have to happen to us.  Our hearts are usually broken beyond repair and like most of us, we take off […]

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Friends Of The Dead

By Felly Oyuga 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 speech. He said that he was in school with my father. My aunt then asked, ‘’which school? […]

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Being Powerful Is A State Of Mind

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, if we remain faithful to the image of our life that we have created in our mind; such image will […]

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Wear Your Big Girl Panties

By Felly Oyuga I am going through my Whatsapp and come across a post in one of our groups.  The post is about a woman who posted on Facebook that her husband watches porn with their six-year-old son. She then claims to cry about it daily. Everyone’s typical reaction is rage against the husband. Understandably. […]

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L’Africaine à l’Occident Face aux Attentes d’un Monde Hypocrite

By Naide Obiang Elle ouvre les yeux à… Un monde qui cherche toujours à la manipuler, comme un pion à un jeu de Ludo. Une société qui insiste à vouloir l’immortaliser en statue de plaisir. Une communauté qui ne cesse à vouloir amoindrir sa valeur. Et toute une famille qui espère profiter d’elle.   Tous […]

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Spreading Love And Flowers To My Sisters

It is 2:00 am and I am wide awake. I put on my unkempt hair in a messy bun, switch on the lamp, take my writing book, and start scribbling. I can hear the grandfather’s clock ticking and I know that I am the only awake nocturnal being in a household full of sleepy heads. I started writing […]

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A letter to Baba Opembe

  • by Teakisi
  • Sep 13, 2017
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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 physical? I think home is where you are. When you are with me, I feel at home and I am more true to […]

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Lessons From My Early Twenties

By Lulu Akaki As a child, the twenties seemed to be the ideal age range, a bridge between being an adult and somehow still getting away with a few immature stunts. I always thought that by the time I turned 25, I would have life all figured out… confident that a job, a husband, a […]

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