Tagged "Fiction"

Jehanamu Today(Prologue)

We were many.We looked like we were incarcerated, in tents that stretched endlessly across the stadium.You could see it on everyone's faces.....the pain,the anguish, the loss of loved ones, endless crying of babies......The babies drove me insane.The cries that never ceased........the…

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Independence

Independence
Photo Credit: Mutua MathekaPost originally published on Brittle PaperIt is 1963.The countdown starts; steady, sure, rhythmical. The floodlights go out for a full thirty seconds. It is dark, and it is thrilling. I am holding my breath. The floodlights come back on, and the air carries our…

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MOVING

MOVING
28.That's the number of years we have lived here. At least that's what they tell me.25.Is all the years I've spent on earth, as I've been told. We will be finally leaving this place on the 28th. I'…

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The Real Sunday Message

The Real Sunday Message
The sun shed generous beams into my room in honour of its day. It was the first time in days the weather was in sync my mood. Mom was coming back today from Owerri after being away for one week. The nightmare of eating bland meals prepared by the housemaid…

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aKoma Media and the Arts

aKoma Media and the Arts
We at aKoma are big proponents of telling your own untold story, of creative flare, energetic experimentation and we stand up and salute talent.  We love "badasses" as my co-founder Chidi Afulezi would say. We believe that African stories of excellence, society and culture has to be…

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