411: Nothing In A Relationship Is New

Whatever is happening in your relationship has happened before. May be not to you, but someone, someplace has experienced exactly the same thing you are experiencing or have experienced and no, this is not to get your hopes high‎, it is just to let you realise how life itself is a roller coaster. One filled... Continue Reading →

Humility…

Humility is perfect quietness of heart. It is for me to have no trouble; never to be fretted or vexed or irritated or sore or disappointed. It is to expect nothing, to wonder at nothing that is done to me, to feel nothing done against me. It is to be at rest when nobody praises... Continue Reading →

You know you’re an African writer if….

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You are currently reading this because this was the last page you had open when your internet stopped working.

The gods of technology created the internet so that writers all over the world could have an ocean of information to drink from at a moment’s notice. But not us African writers, no reader. You see, after decades of underfunded libraries and secondhand book stores that only stocked the copies of Danielle Steel novellas favored by 80s backpackers, the gods are quite sure that this sudden access to adequate information would be simply too much for the average African writer. And in any case, they assure themselves, where there is lack of information, there is room to create. Let us look to the African journalist, who even in the age of http://www.google.com has absolutely no qualms with murdering the cousins of comedians while they sit safely in their homes. For years…

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Speech At Wellesley’s College

The author of Americanah- currently being made into a film starring Lupita Nyong'o, has given a speech to the graduating class of Wellesley College - a women's liberal arts college in Massachusetts - about what it means to be a woman. Talking about everything from lipstick to what it means to be liked, her advice... Continue Reading →

Why You Shouldn’t Go Into A Relationship With Them

Do you know that reason is the enemy of trust? Once you doubt something, you have a limit in the believe or you give it.   Relationships "ALWAYS" start off awesome. Man is always in need of a relationship, we thrive on them, be it friendship, romantic (ship), platonic (ship), spiritual (ship) or whatever we... Continue Reading →

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