The Sack

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



by Portia Uwase

No doubt Gaurav thought that Aryan would be awed by his act of valor on Aryan’s sake. W... Read More

by Mary Nzaramba

Ransom is an evocation of life’s puzzling turns of fate, and a proof of human beings’ w... Read More

by Keza Nzisabira

Throughout the book, Adichie includes stories of lovers that Ifemelu encountered in her... Read More
What If

by Ines Makuza

They conversed like they had known each other their entire life; they didn’t realize ho... Read More
Me Before You

by Portia Uwase

“Me Before You” tells a tale of a young woman called Louisa Clark who after getting fir... Read More
Purple Hibiscus

by Gloria Igihozo

When political turmoil forces Jaja and Kambili to move to Nsuka with their aunt Ifeoma ... 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