I was heading to work one morning when Mom called me. After pleasantries, she told me to tell my boyfriend to come and do introduction. I was livid and in that moment and I immediately called her off. I did not want to speak of it further. Well, three days later, that relationship ended and… Read More I Am African But… I Do Not Want To Get Married
This is not a feminist post, simply because I am not a feminist. I will, however, say what I have to say though. Do not be surprised when I let my girlfriends know when they are being mistreated. Yes, I will tell them when they are in the wrong, but I will tell them their… Read More I Am African But… I Am Female First!
By (Lesotho) I know you are probably wondering why a 21-year-old is thinking of death especially since talking about death to Africans is what blasphemy is to Christians. Thoughts of what I wanted after my demise began plaguing me from a young age because I knew for a fact that I did not want to… Read More I Am African But…Burn Me When I Am Dead!
DISCLAIMER: I do appreciate African cultures; they are beautiful when you see them all come together in their diversity, but for the love of them all, I just cannot seem to get a hang on the indigenous languages. I’m impressed by the African countries that have their indigenous languages recognised as national languages but I’m not… Read More I’m an African but… English is my first language
Born an African (woman) and raised within the shores of Africa, you are automatically taught how to make a home almost from the moment you begin to walk. “Child, pick up that sweet wrapper and drop it in the dustbin. You are a girl, you must be tidy!” “Eh you! Put your legs together jor, you… Read More I am African but…I don’t like cooking.
Growing up, I used to dread weddings. Not because I didn’t like the food, I was a voracious consumer of it! But, because of the second part of the wedding pillar; dance. It would make my stomach churn! At an engagement party, the air is light and the mood relaxed. The music is normally young… Read More I am African but…. I can’t dance!