Tagged "Short Story"

Nubian Gin

Nubian Gin
Words: Stephanie Wanga Photos: Amy MuhoroThe first drop of rain falls slowly, with a “pat” sound and a scattering of the soil. Zena has crossed her legs, sat on the floor and now she watches the drop, and the drop after it from inside the house. I…

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She Is

She Is
Hi Mummy,You did not come for the wedding. You did not allow anybody to come. Did Daddy influence you; does a mother forsake her child for any man or god? My rented family made me cry, they held my hands and held the ground, they touched my heart and…

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Run - a Visual Non-Film

IntroductionBefore the western world introduced video tapes and film, Africans have told visual stories with words and songs. Stories that you can see only with your mind's eyes. "Run" is one of such stories, an African visual story told with words.Part 1Okoye had always been a fearful man. He…

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Portals 

Portals 
Portals (Left Panel) by Njideka Akunyili Crosby.this short excerpt is inspired by the Njideka Akunyili Crosby painting of the same name.Since last week, no matter what time of the day it was, Jumoke always felt tired. The walk up the hill to her shop left her…

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