The Sack

‘The Sack’ is a short-story penned by Zambian author Namwali Serpell about the dark difficulties of co-existence set against a...


Short Story
The Sack

by Mutsinzi

Namwli's 'The Sack' feels ever increasingly like a dream, or a nightmare depending on w... Read More

by Mutsinzi

Natacha writes a story filled with confusion, pain and irreversible tragedies. But it i... Read More
In the Mood for Love

by Mutsinzi

The tragedy in this film is that Su and Chow's growing sentiments for each other are ne... Read More
Everything I Never Told You

by Ines Makuza

Set in a time when interracial marriages were heavily frowned upon, James and Marilyn L... Read More
Les Quatre Cents Coups

by Mutsinzi

Escapism is a poignant motif in the film and it becomes heavier with the boy's many att... Read More

by Mutsinzi

In no more than 8 tracks, Sogokuru has managed to cement what has already been a firm m... Read More


But how catapulting would it be for Rwanda, if her writers could meet beyond web portals, to share pieces, and form opinions about one another's with the common goal of helping each other ultimatel... Read More

Learning to detect and deter this psychological exploit in every aspect of our lives is the only way not to fall victim to its negative consequences. Read More

Figure out the point at which you want to start something, and go at whatever speed works for you; you don’t have to “be on their level”. Be on your own damn level! Read More

Our world redefines and criticizes beauty on a daily basis. I find beauty to be a fickle concept. Displayed and examined on the immense platform that the world wide web is and then tied in with cyb... Read More


Writer's Block 2 — by Portia Zuba

I am standing on hallowed ground. The people around me are all in the same spirit: they are worshipping and for all I know they might be in heav...
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Writer's Block 1 — by Portia Zuba

The disco lights are a sight for sore eyes. They are shining in a rainbow patttern, even though there is a new color I am not recognizing. Is it...
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18th March 2017