Month: July 2017

Short Stories, Tale Africa

Rebabedi (5)

  By Ayanda Xaba, South Africa Thabisile’s room has been repainted with a lilac colour because she felt it needed some liveliness. She has put brown tree-branch flowers on the right corner of the house where the study desk is placed. Next to it is her bar fridge and microwave ontop of it, thereafter lies the table with her two-plate […]

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The Lonely Heart (3)

  By Samuel Sebbowa Bunnya, Uganda “My Kirabo is being cold,” he said on a sigh. “So, her name is Kirabo.” Birungi pointed out the obvious. “Why do you say she is being cold?” All the feelings of the pain hurt and anger came flooding through his body like an avalanche. Isaac looked away as he felt dam break. He […]

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Rebabedi (4)

By Ayanda Xaba, South Africa Thapelo knew about Mark and Mbali’s affair shortly after it began just over a year ago. He warned him to break it off but Mark didn’t want to. As usual; Thapelo left him alone because he didn’t want to be caught inbetween when things blew over. He’s good at keeping secrets, he didn’t even tell […]

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Consequences (4)

    By Emmeline Bisiikwa, Uganda The sirens of the police sounded doubly loud in the quiet night. Peter was just entering into his car outside Diane’s house when they pulled up to the driveway. Let me see your hands, put your hands where we can see them. He raised his hands slowly, confused about what was happening. You are […]

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The Lonely Heart (2)

  By Samuel Sebbowa Bunnya, Uganda Isaac realised that he had finished the wine in the glass. He tipped the glass over hoping that something would spill onto the counter. Nothing. Isaac was tempted to throw the glass at the bottle laden wall behind the counter, but he was not that kind of man. He placed the glass down gently […]

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Rebabedi (3)

  By Ayanda Xaba, South Africa Mbali Jacobs waits in the car as her boyfriend Sibonelo Gabela opens the door for her. They’ve been going out for three months now and he is finally introducing her to his friends. Sibonelo is a famous soccer player, one of the notorious defenders of the Badimo Football Club. He is taking Mbali to […]

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Consequences (3)

By Emmeline Bisiikwa, Uganda Avoiding Peter and Diane became second nature to Sue following their meeting. She blocked their calls and pretended not to be home anytime they came around. She had expected things to be harder since she spent every waking minute with either or both prior to their betrayal. Knowing their schedules served a purpose though. She picked […]

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The Lonely Heart (1)

     By Samuel Sebbowa Bunnya, Uganda   The feeling of loneliness is one that he was not used to. His heart was no longer his own. It belonged to another and she had it in her hands. But things were different. Where once he had been at the back of her mind, he felt that he was no longer […]

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Rebabedi (2)

By Ayanda Xaba, South Africa   My week has been going smoothly because I’ve completed the bursary application but I’ve been so focused on the upcoming exams that I haven’t fulfilled the promise I made to my mother last week. Exams will be done in two weeks so I’ve decided to go home then. I’m honestly dreading that but I […]

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Consequences (2)

By Emmeline Bisiikwa, Uganda She wanted to hurt him the way she had been hurt. The need ate away at her inside and for once she wanted to be on the winning side. She wanted to watch from behind her perfectly constructed life and not be affected. She wanted him to come crawling back to her to beg for her […]

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