Month: February 2015

Short Stories, Tale Africa

Her Last Words

By David Tumusiime, Uganda: My girlfriend just left me ten hours ago. What is that? Girlfriend? She is a woman. Hmmm. She was a woman. Hmmm. Three years, ten months, three hundred nineteen days and she is gone. What's wrong with her?! No one leaves me! I leave!  The slut… three years, ten months, three hundred nineteen days and you […]

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Reflections

#JE SUIS … AFRIQUE (4)

By Maarifa Kidoge, Congo: The story of a Congolese boy. I had never seen my papa that weak. He carried my mama in his arms and seemed helpless. In fact, he was helpless! Even he could not protect my mama, his wife. How could he? When I look back, I always try to create scenarios. What if my papa had […]

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Series, The Apprentice

The Apprentice: Women Objectifying Women

By Kizzy Katawonga, Uganda: So there's a huge movement against the objectification of women. Campaigns run by huge corporations like Dove going against the airbrushing of models, encouraging “big” women in wonderful and strange ad campaigns.  Phrases like “Zero is not a size” emblazoned on t-shirts, etcetera, etcetera. We can all safely agree that objectification of women is wrong, wrong, […]

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#JE SUIS … AFRIQUE (3)

By Maarifa Kidoge, Congo: The story of a Congolese boy. I cannot really remember exactly what happened during the first 30 minutes of the trip. I only recall that everyone in the car was quiet and had a serious face on. I usually love road trips so I think I was a little bit indifferent to the situation. When we […]

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