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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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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Time And Time Again, We Fail Them

By Ariane Kamdoum So, recently I’ve been productively procrastinating on the internet (believe me it is possible to both procrastinate and be productive!) and, in my wanderings, I came across an article about a certain Brock Turner. The article stated that his life is being ruined (or close to it) according to a very sensible […]

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Was I Being Irrational?

I loved him. It was as simple as that. I felt I had come to the juncture where I no longer had to search for that butterfly feeling in my tummy. Now don’t get me wrong, I am not saying I have not had it before. But with him, I knew those were just clones […]

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What Is Your Number?

By Florentina Twongyere Months ago while my girlfriend Joan and I were having one of our weekly breakfasts at my place she regaled me with a narrative of her love life (she’s single and mingling at the moment). Over coffee and hot cross buns I probed about how dating was going, to which she snorted […]

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Fuckery!

  • by Teakisi
  • Nov 04, 2015
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Article is by C.J Npowa All I ever wanted was a righteous man who would fuck me right Instead you came sprawling into my life Fickle as a winter sphinx Fiddled your way into my heart Proceeded to fudge with my mind Fuckery is your mastery For all the Fockers in the world;  your last […]

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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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Sing Me

Sing me a Song my lover, Sing me praises Words of beauty, Words that woo the wind to dance Sway with leaves on branches, Words that melt my soul That pierce sharply within, Make me ache within Touch my heart mi amor, Wrap your strong hands around it Warm it with your wiles, Don’t let it go lest I lose your […]

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