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Gunshots

All they heard were gunshots when the people close to them uttered these words. The words were painful and just like the bullets, they caused nothing but pain. “You are young, they said, at least you still have a chance to get married”. But I was nursing a broken heart. Jabu had married someone onContinue reading “Gunshots”

A book review: Yinka, where is your husband?

Hello my lovelies, today is your lucky day🥰🥰🥰. You got two reviews in one day. I was supposed to publish the other book review two days ago but unfortunately, I was having challenges with my network service provider. I hope the reviews were worth the wait.-The Baobab😊🤭 Author: Lizzie Damilola BlackburnCover rating: 4/5Overall rating:3/5Themes: family,Continue reading “A book review: Yinka, where is your husband?”

WinterABC2022 Stories of Africa: A tour around Africa

When I was a child I was either woken up by the sound of Oliver Mtukudzi’s guitar or Bra Hugh’s trumpet. This is because on Saturday mornings my mother would listen to African music. I can sing along to most of the songs by  Koffi Olomide, Awilo Longomba, Leonard Zhakata, and Letta Mbulu … ifContinue reading “WinterABC2022 Stories of Africa: A tour around Africa”

The mind is a jewel

A happy new week to you my lovely readers, there are so many reasons for you to smile and if you haven’t been taking care of yourself start doing so today! World Mental Health Day is celebrated on the 10th of October every year. I believe that there need to be more conversations around mentalContinue reading “The mind is a jewel”