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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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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I Love You

I love you. I love you because you are me. I love you because there will never be another you and you are amazing as you are. I love you, each part of you. As you find yourself outside the bra, I think you are fine, really fine. Just learn to stick a little bit […]

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The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

By Ivy Salijeni As a young girl living with a single mother in urban Malawi, I learned to understand that going to school was a must, not a need. There was no one to encourage me, apart from my mother – who didn’t know much herself. Her main concern was that I didn’t end up […]

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Try Victory Parties!

By Racheal Kiiza The monthly curtains opens revealing November and, if you are like me, panic hits at the thought of the year coming to a close. I rummaged through my diary to look up goals I had set for October, to do a quick evaluation and set new goals for November, per my usual custom. […]

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Feminism: A Perspective

By Josephine Amoako I’m proud to be a woman and I can’t imagine myself being in the shoes of the opposite sex for even a day. They have their own woes and I’m still battling with the ones that are gender-related to me. That is why I find it perplexing when people switch genders with […]

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