Month: January 2013

AfriWork, English Tutor

Punctuation Marks: How and when to use them

By English Tutor: Definition: Punctuation marks are any of the marks that are used to punctuate writing.  They are fairly easy to identify in a sentence and in a paragraph of writing. These include: comma, colon, full stop, question mark, exclamation mark, inverted comma and dashes. Punctuation marks come from punctuate which is to interrupt at intervals. Some punctuation marks […]

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Poetry, Tale Africa

Just but a jot…

By Jackline Muthoni Mwangi, Kenya: Everyday I wake up And Take my pen and paper Ready to write But when I put my pen on my paper I stop I stop to think Yes think But think about what ? I ask Think of a poem A poem ! Yes a poem Wait ! Not a poem Mmmmmhhhh ! What […]

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Poetry, Tale Africa

Is it really?

By Jackline Muthoni Mwangi, Kenya: Is it really being weak To want some attention Is it really being weak To yearn some appreciation Is it really being weak To long for a hug Is it really being weak To just want to cry Is it really being weak To share my love Is it really being weak To get angry […]

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Reflections

We are not the same

By Andrew Pacutho, Uganda: Forgive me, but I do not understand. All this talk about good for nothing men who abandon and cheat on their wives really baffles me. The stories of men who mistreated and disrespected women really bother me. You see, these stories are shared like we all come from the same elk. That we sprung from the […]

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