Month: June 2015

Paper and Ink, Series

Paper and Ink: Femme Aimee (51)

By Emmeline Bisiikwa, Uganda: What were you thinking? That's always the first question people ask when things go wrong. What was I thinking when I let you go? When did I let things get so bad that hurting each other became routine? What were you thinking when you took those first steps to deliberately break me? When did you became […]

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Confessions of a Social Pariah

Confessions of a Social Pariah: Government run on Whatsapp

By Spliph, South Africa: Half if not all the time when I try to contact a government official or opposition party representative they are in never ending meetings or briefing the media somewhere. It is because of this that I sometimes wonder who is running this country, at what time and how exactly they go about it. After months of […]

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Poetry, Tale Africa

What’s in a muscle?

By Vimbai Lole, Zimbabwe: She is all over you like white on rice. A year into the past and she would not acknowledge that you existed. She would not even look your way. An intense gyming programme later and you are the one, they talk about when the topic is hot guys You made it, you, the one they make […]

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