Written by: Maya Mutesi

Every meal is a nutritious trip, an adventure into the culinary world. I strongly believe that it is an art to eat....


Zombie - A Force for Liberation

by Mutsinzi

Fela’s music is timeless because his words carry universal truths which were expressed ... Read More
Get Out

by Portia Zuba

A look at how Jordan Peele's Get Out makes use of fetishism, double consciousness, and ... Read More
Imico Mibi Mu Rusengero

by Mutsinzi

Imico Mibi Mu Rusengero—Yannick MYK's debut album—is an animated foray into the drama a... Read More
I am Not Your Negro

by Amata Giramata

I am Not Your Negro is a documentary by Raoul Peck exploring American race politics wit... Read More

by Mutsinzi

RY spits over this track with a poetic ease that's difficult to match. RY's verses are ... Read More
Short Story
The Sack

by Mutsinzi

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



Every meal is a nutritious trip, an adventure into the culinary world. I strongly believe that it is an art to eat. To eat well, to know when to eat and when not to eat. Read More

It was a moody and melodic rendition of bars and vocals on a smooth hip-hop beat. RY's verses are a fluid tidal mesh of emotion that flawlessly flow. They're mature, dark and candidly expressed. Read More

We had been, like our ancestors, mentally colonized, convinced that our cultures were primitive and that our skin color did not meet the misconceived beauty standard. Consequently, our society prai... Read More

Prose & Poetry

Writer's Block 3 — by Portia Zuba

We are revising our final paper I look at the girls I have been spending the last few days with, and wonder if we will go back to awkwardly nodd...
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Kinyarwanda — by Brenda Umutoniwase

Kinyarwanda: a language that sets me free and reminds me
that I come first while their languages tell me
that I come second, third—l...

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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