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 Africa in Pictures

Departure from Nairobi

2017-09-03T02:59:44+00:00
Tom Mwiraria
6 months ago

Departure from Nairobi -------------------- The land of indomitable lions, land of fearless eagles, land of sun's benediction', land of lonely ruby hills, land of hypnotising sunsets, the land beyond the misty mountains of my ancestors is calling my name' come, M'Ntani come'. I shall heed and go. Beneath the azure Eastern skies, across the valleys,

 Fiction

On a Saturday afternoon…..

2017-08-17T16:18:39+00:00
Juliana Makonise
7 months ago

I am amazed by the state of everything as I sit in my old Mopani chair in the heart of Bulawayo.  As I look up, l see the marvellous blue sky covered by a few fluffy clouds and the sun peeping through the clouds as it journeys to its own land which is unbeknownst to

 Fiction

Memoirs from Manyani Maximum Prison.

2017-08-25T18:45:12+00:00
Tom Mwiraria
10 months ago

I  have watched time stretch like a mirage in the desert. The day of my release remains phenomenal. Two years have sluggishly passed since I was accosted by three menacing police as I was trotting down Aga Khan Walk. They twisted my hands and grotesquely pinned them on my back, blindfolded me and threw me

 Fiction

The Lady From the Other Side

2017-09-07T16:01:46+00:00
Sidney Opiyo
1 year ago

When the subject of tribalism comes up it gives me nostalgic memories. What is there in a tribe? Does tribalism really put food on my table? Does it even dress me up? The reason why I am happy about it is that it gave me an opportunity to address it as an issue and change