Death – Musings

By Felly Oyuga They say life and death go together. I have always been fascinated by the dead, but not by the process of dying. That part scares me. The last breath. What does it feel like? Do you know you are dying? Are you scared? I expect I will close my eyes on this […]

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To Be, Or Not To Be?

By Grace Ancillar “Don’t be surprised if I show up on your door with a baby in one hand and a suitcase in another,” I told my mother one windy August morning, because I was that modern African woman. Her jaw hit the floor. I watched her swallow her saliva and avoid eye contact with […]

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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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How To Climb A Mountain

By Amandla Karungi Carry water. There will be someone at the foot of the mountain to help you carry all your litres of water. You need them. Prepare your sugar. If you have kept away from sugar because you wanted to live a healthier lifestyle, you have the perfect excuse to bring out all the […]

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The Puppet Show

By Amandla Karungi I sat in a fortress of solitude, even though around me sat waves and waves of souls. It was a gaping hole and no one could catch me. I had run out of my social fuel. Uphill, I pushed my little car whose engine had turned red. I must have run out […]

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