Month: August 2013

Series, Taxi Tales

Taxi Tales: The Conductor’s Class

By David Tumusiime, Uganda: I was in the taxi with the driver, the conductor and another passenger. I was very uncomfortable. One minute the taxi had been full and the next, when I looked up from my Kindle reader, we were only three left. The passenger was especially chatty with the conductor and the driver, and I listened to learn […]

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Paper and Ink, Series

Paper and Ink: Live like you mean it

By Emmeline Bisiikwa, Uganda: Sometimes we go through life like sleepwalkers, haphazardly making decisions with nothing more than a stumble in one direction or another. The days blend into another day and colors fade to grey. That's all okay and life remains comfortable, until you have gone through another year without having done anything, without having really lived life. You […]

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Poetry, Tale Africa

A real Woman

By Inet Morudu, South Africa: A real woman is not her heels. A real woman is not her strong perfume. A real woman is not her voluptuous curves. A real woman… Do you know a real woman though? Women  like Thabitha and Hannah. I saw real women. Women with the stature of Goliath And the power equivalent to that of […]

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Reflections

Confessions of a Phobaholic

By Emmeline Bisiikwa, Uganda: I like contained situations, call my mind a medic of sorts. So anything that doesn't go according to my detailed plans or idea of what should happen will push me into a corner I don't like. I know I have issues, but everyone has their poison. My OCD started at a point where I felt so many bad […]

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