Instant Coffee

By Amanda Nechesa You grow up in this interior village in Kakamega, and the only time you hear the word coffee is when you’re playing the rope game of tea and coffee. Two girls swing the rope on each side, singing in Swahili: between tea and coffee which one do you...

Music Is The Balm That Soothes The Soul

By Ezioma Kalu Heartbreak is painful, sure, I believe. But have you ever plugged your phone at night with the conviction it’d be completely charged by dawn, and when morning greets you like a curtsying teenager, you find out it’s exactly at the point you left it the...

A Glimpse of the Kasi Life

By Yandisa Krobani The township is a place of unity. People rescue and aid each other for they’ve subscribed to the adage that a hand washes the other. One hand cannot properly wash itself. Urgent meetings and funeral attendances are occasions where this unity is...

Which Way Is Forward?

“Who even named you Jesus? Of all the names in The Bible, of all the names wey dey dis world so, na the name wey no fit you at all dem give you.”

The Trials Of A Witch

She knew it was me who took our stepmom’s bottle of kayan mata and poisoned it.

Masterclass For My Ex’s New Girl

Enjoy the kisses too. I had thought that a man who swore by bushmeat would use too much teeth. No. Your head will reel when he tilts your face…