Month: February 2016

Reflections

Dispatches from Dar: Elections and Social Media

By Mpuga Rukidi, Uganda: There were no elections in Tanzania. It is the situation back home that has been on mind. Home sickness, some people call it. And here I was thinking that am beyond such trivial things like home sickness. Uganda was having general elections just the other week. A friend here told me we were confirming our president. […]

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Reminiscing: Words I long to hear (continued)

By Ayanda Xaba, South Africa: My roommates took me out to a club to celebrate my birthday. They wouldn’t allow me to cry over Swazi one more night. What they didn’t know is that I wasn’t just heartbroken; I was disappointed and angry. With everything that had happened, this one thing I couldn’t get over; he called me Sindi! That’s […]

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JE SUIS AFRIQUE (7)

By Maarifa PJ Kidoge, Congo: The story of Hope (Continued) Hope's mother, Jeanette, went back to Bandundu in order to continue her internship. After her transfer request was declined, she didn't have a choice but to go back with her daughters as they were still too young to leave behind. Besides, in Congo things such as baby sitting or any […]

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