A Time to Survive and Fight

A Time to Survive and Fight

Written By: DJ Bwakali | Published: August-21-2015 | Category: Fiction
Tagged Under: kenya

Mukuru ghetto is only a ten-minute drive away from Nairobi city center. Residents of Mukuru know that their slum dwellings call fo...

Lala's Life - That 4.37AM Breeze

Lala's Life - That 4.37AM Breeze

Written By: DJ Bwakali | Published: October-07-2015 | Category: Fiction
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She lay still on the far left side of the 6 by 5 brown bed. Lying in a heap on the far right, the side near the bedroom’s wi...

A Similar Gaze and Similar Teeth

A Similar Gaze and Similar Teeth

Written By: DJ Bwakali | Published: October-16-2015 | Category: Fiction
Tagged Under: agriculture

‘What exactly does that boyfriend of yours Nkedi do?’ Chao asked her big sister. They were both wearing blue jeans, ...

The Last Drops of Coffee

The Last Drops of Coffee

Written By: DJ Bwakali | Published: October-11-2015 | Category: Fiction
Tagged Under: agriculture

Not good. Not good at all. How can they treat me like I don’t matter. We are sorry your insurance cover wasn’t approv...

Tears in Tana River

Tears in Tana River

Written By: DJ Bwakali | Published: October-19-2015 | Category: Fiction
Tagged Under: Tana Delta

Warda Habuya jumped on her older cousin’s back, startling her. She was ten but could pass for five. Her small frame was inhe...

Black Angels

Black Angels

Written By: DJ Bwakali | Published: August-16-2015 | Category: Fiction
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She looked up at the high ceiling of her room and smiled at the chandelier. It was golden in color but wooden and shaped like a co...

When Vanity Knocks and you Open

When Vanity Knocks and you Open

Written By: Cynthia Irandu | Published: November-09-2015 | Category: Fiction
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Nicki Asante worked as a receptionist during the day. She worked as a bartender at night. Both her jobs were in the up market West...

The Window's Heartbeat

The Window's Heartbeat

Written By: DJ Bwakali | Published: October-11-2015 | Category: Fiction
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‘I swear to God this window has a heartbeat’ Lala said to Nduta her best friend. The top most louvre of her window wa...

The day I married a Stranger

The day I married a Stranger

Written By: Caroline Numuhire | Published: February-17-2016 | Category: Fiction
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During the sunny summer of 2014, my friends and family organized my wedding with Flora. My mother was worried that she was marryin...

When I Had The Last Laugh on my Wedding Night

When I Had The Last Laugh on my Wedding Night

Written By: Caroline Numuhire | Published: March-23-2016 | Category: Fiction
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Kigali. A Sunday morning, I woke up from a nightmare; my whole naked body was sweating. I yawned while stretching largely my arms....