Tuawa Adenekan Reviews Reedeming Love 

Hollaaaaaa, Nope I didn’t forget December book review. This month, I asked my fellow book lover Tuawa to review Francine Rivers’ Redeeming Love and she obliged. I decided I wanted it for this month just because I think that christmas and the end of the year is a good time to reflect on the undying…

GARAGE SALE. GOING ONCE, GOING TWICE

Hi guys, It’s the weekend…well almost so yayy yayy for Friday. My Muslim readers, hope the past month has been a wholesome experience? Now let’s get down to the business of the day. Items for sale guys!!! gbalaun! gbalaun!! gbalaun!!! You need to call your brother and neighbour and church member and everyone you can…

DON’T BE A FOOLISH SPOUSE by Sunday Ogidigbo

It takes the presence of a foolish spouse in a marriage for things to go really bad. When the two people in a marriage are foolish however, a disaster is in the works Where you see anything working, it is wisdom that drives it, in like manner, where things are not working, foolishness is the…

African kids shouldn’t study quantum physics

Or things like that. I had a particularly upsetting day for me during my stint in England in 2010. I was rounding up my studies in Industrial Systems and Management and had been invited for a cocktail by my sponsors. My thesis then was in the fairly esoteric field of ant colony optimisation algorithms and I was quite…

GREEN LEAF by Marit Buddenbaum

Marit is a charming, delicate writer, Her skilful writing feels like running your hands through pure cotton. I read her work as I would treat an egg. This exquisiteness is what drew me first to her. She tells me this short piece on life and living is not inspired by a moment or memory. But…

BORDER BY BUS by AYODEJI ROTINWA

Deji writes with a swiftness I love. His story telling is what it is, telling it without impediments, and this piece on the outrageous excesses of Law enforcement agents evokes both sobriety and hilarity at the state of things in our dear continent.

ALL WORK AND NO PLAY by Saka

If you have followed this blog for more than two years, you will know Saka. My faceless friend who chronicles his life as a Naija person who moved to yankee in the series called Saka Diaries. For this guest blogging series, I begged for him to reveal himself to readers but he threatened not to…

THE ART OF LETTER WRITING; A REVIVAL. By Karanja Nzisa

When Karanja writes, it is colour and sound. It is visual, it makes you want to eat, or read or do whatever he’s talking about. You’ll see what I mean when you read this beautiful piece that’s subtle yet very palpable. Did I mention he’s my favourite Kenyan? Ok one of my favourite Kenyan’s 🙂

THIS IS (not) A RANT by Adaeze Ezenwa.

Adaeze wrote this piece in the middle of Nigeria’s recent and completely horrifying fuel scarcity. I read it and felt this terrible sadness hovering above me from no where. And this is the thing that hooks me to her writing. The emotion she conveys so effortlessly, how she serves it, how it makes you hold…