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Rice, Oh rice!How benign you look before cooked!Rice,Oh rice!Look at how bright you glisten!The hot steam from your core speaks volumes of your royalty! What...

“So, you’re saying that it was my father’s destiny to have died before forty?” “Yes. You see, that’s life. We do not have choices. We...

“Hello” “Hi. Good evening, Cole. How are you?” “I am fine.” “I called yesterday and expected you would return the call” “Okay?” “Yes. I called...

Watching moulds of ground melon paste melt into pre-fried palm-oil pepper sauce triggers the release of dopamine, serotonin and endorphins, all at once (if you...

The sun was setting beautifully as the evening breeze brought with it a soothing feel that anyone would wish could last forever. Amanda relaxed into...

Ebube had turned the whole bedroom upside down. It would take another hour to put the room in its right state again. “Good afternoon, sista”...

Ask me five years ago what I wanted to become and I’d look at you, take a deep breath, smile, fold my hands and reply,...

                THE BEGINNING There is no day I pass near a soakaway without shuddering at the thought of...

These events span through the length of a Sade song on repeat. She is dotting us on to cherish the day. “Something blue, something borrowed...

Theme: corruption  Title: HORNET Dusk was just preparing to give way completely to darkness. On my wristwatch, it was just 6:35 p.m. our driver sluggishly...

ALL TO MYSELF The modest burial of my sister went well. I am left tired, and there is a nip in the air. Her death...

  That evening at my street was particularly serene. It wasn’t the usual bustles and blaring horns of okadas, it was the young pigs that...

  Aribah and the other housemaids of Daycary Orphanage Home waited impatiently for the truck of water from Aunty Manami, one of their biggest benefactors....