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‘Sometimes it is difficult not to be pessimistic’: An incoherent narration of chaos

2 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night.3 For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape. ‘1 Thessalonians 5:2-3’ I saw this scripture during one ofContinue reading “‘Sometimes it is difficult not to be pessimistic’: An incoherent narration of chaos”

Rethinking Gender Equality…

It has been ages while the talk of gender equality has been raging across the world. The world systems have been more favourable to the male species. The female and queer ones have been on the receiving end of the spectrum. By systems I mean family, religion and politics among others. It is this systematicContinue reading “Rethinking Gender Equality…”

A Conversation with University Examination Papers

I would love them to know they own nothing yet. I would love questions that provoke thoughts of their nothingness so that they may start thinking of how to own their bodies, knowledge first before clamoring for geographical space to have places where they can do business from. I think Africa’s greatest question is on ownership: of ourselves and of space.

Introduction to Roadmap for Invention Series

Let us not try be the best or worst of others, but let us make the effort to be the best of ourselves: Marcus Garvey in Ngugi waThiongo (1981) Roadmap for invention series is born out of the struggle of the mind. The struggle is being constantly initiated by conversations I have on a dailyContinue reading “Introduction to Roadmap for Invention Series”

Salisbury the Swallow’er’_Spit’ter’

There is nothing as difficult as writing an African experience. Especially for a beginner like me. Involuntarily one finds the writing entangled in the somewhat inescapable web of history.  This is what I found myself in, as I was thinking of what drew me unto (please it’s not an error. I didn’t want to useContinue reading “Salisbury the Swallow’er’_Spit’ter’”

When chapters are closed, new ones call for our attention

Makadii nyanzvi dzemusha weAfrobloggers. Makadii vatsigiri vedariro raadvocateofunpopular opinions. Hallo Humanity boss. You are wondering why I greeted this specific great person. I was blessed to see her smiling whilst observing unsocial distance. She is a star. Chinobhururuka chinomhara (What flies will land). The winter challenge has run it’s course, but it’s writing continua! WithoutContinue reading “When chapters are closed, new ones call for our attention”

An Imaginary Conversation with Naume

Me: Come my daughter, have your dirty clothes and we wash them together. Naume: What about Sisi? If you and I wash together what will she have to do? After all you are a man you are not supposed to do so. Me: I’m not supposed to do but I have a duty to doContinue reading “An Imaginary Conversation with Naume”

The path to healing

I have been contemplating on leaving this. It’s a bit personal. But then my sixth sense is saying tell the story. It’s an outlet of that inner feeling. A feeling that sometime come as outbursts especially when life is too overwhelming to bear. So allow me dear reader to write this letter as if I’mContinue reading “The path to healing”