By Taruberekera Brighton In the recent past, a Chinese museum has displayed a series of portraits titled 'This Is Africa' whose images present African subjects side by side with animals. Many people have already waved racist cards arguing that it degrading black people in viewing them as ‘subhuman’. However, is the display not a mere
By Mark Lekan Lalude The Nigerian is a special breed of a race of humans well-adjusted to the quirkiness of prejudices and biases. If uneducated, he touts them as aggressive notions, as the only meaningful facts of its kind. When educated, he would have learnt how to artfully conceal such biases and prejudices in sophisticated
I'm engulfed by darkness as I scribble on this tattered notebook. It is by luck they allowed me to keep it. Soon my pen will run out of ink and my world will grow from darkness to emptiness. Here I sit on the cold floor prison floor, stuck between the past that I don't belong
Beware those who celebrate freedom yet they are the oppressors Beware those who claim to care for sheep yet they are the hyenas Beware those who preach justice yet their hands are stained by the blood of the innocent Beware of whose ignorance is monumental such monuments they will erect Beware of those who use
Be authentic or keep up with the Kardashians. Do things that interests you or follow the wind. Make your life and life of others fulfilling and meaningful or have political nonsense that usually emanates from the most privileged corners of society to run your life.
Children who are cruel to animals also record poor grades in school. It is a serious pointer that such a child needs some training because cruelty to animals is reptilian behavior. Sparingly though I must say many children go through a stage of exploration during which they might harm insects or other small animals.
Valentine’s Day is around the corner. She is waiting with a big grin on her fat lips. With a huge purse hanging on her left arm, waiting to sniff at your wallet. She’s donning a skimpy mini-skirt that reveals her thighs. Her fat lips are shining from the heavy lip gloss that is smeared with
I cannot stand the current state of affairs. We, the people of Zimbabwe, cannot fathom the level of indecency, corruption and greed. I cannot see beyond the vision of the leaders who supposedly have a future for us. Zimbabwe my land, my home, my sanctuary You’ve turned into a place of desolation, poverty and confusion.
It all depends if being in a religion or joining one can make you different or indifferent. According to the Atheists in Kenya(AIK), when one subscribes to an established religion you either become an idiot or a hypocrite. An idiot simply because one tends to dwell in the chasms of beliefs that they are born