“But Dantala . . .Dantala is not a name. To say someone was born on a Tuesday, is that a name?” When you come across a book called “Born on a Tuesday” your first thought is that what is so special about Tuesday? Or to be more precise, what is special about being born … More WHAT IS IN A BOOK TITLE? : Reading Born on a Tuesday
by Patsy Mugabi “No matter how dark it gets through the night, the sun will rise’’-JJ Bola I couldn’t agree more with JJ that the thing about mornings, is that sun always rises after dark moments in our lives. A couple of my friends were awestruck by his demeanour at the recently concluded largest Literature … More No Place to Call Home: A Review
Afriwowri (African women writers) Literary Project Team, in collaboration with Writivism, The Sparkle Writers Hub, The Radioactive Blog and Africa Matters is excited to announce the official release of the anthology ‘The Different Shades of a Feminine Mind’. ‘The different shades of a Feminine Mind’ (A daybook of the African woman’s narrative) is an anthology … More A Daybook of the African Woman’s Narrative
by Shelah Owino “I can’t be late!” I muttered to myself as I rushed to the reception of the Ntinda complex thingy. (couldn’t even remember the name) The gentleman there was gracious enough to escort me to the 3rd floor. Innovation village the wall read. Albeit out of breath, I told the receptionist, “I’m here … More Finding Another Family
by Patsy Mugabi Math is a demanding subject. This is a universally accepted truth. It appears in every facet of life as we keep subtracting things that do not add up. It demands to be featured in our daily deeds and like a meal, it waits to be served. And for some, tickles our mental … More Friday Nights and Maths?
by Elizabeth Tendo Bisikwa ‘’ To be important is an awful existence. It is a trap and most of us, me in particular, walk into it with blind enthusiasm.’’ Pg 125 At first glance, I placed ‘Unimportance’ onto the list of books with peculiar covers. The stage with drawn curtains overlooking an auditorium with red … More Integrity vs. Status: A review of Unimportance
by Jacob Katumusiime Reeling over a perturbed stream of consciousness, guided by a sharp-eyed omniscient narrator, Barbara Mhangami’s ‘The Edge’ rolls you along the secretive life of an African writerly family living in . The Edge is a short story that like a lens, focuses on an African couple faced by childlessness and infidelity. Rati … More Mhangami explores living life on The Edge