Tagged: African blog

LIFE IN SUMMARY II.

The following morning, the air was cloudless, peaceful. And the atmosphere was back to life with mother singing as she prepared breakfast in the kitchen: “ekeledili chineke, ekeledili mu aya, ekelidi mun o so,...

Becoming Somebody I.

Mama, I hear the field is green and the roses are red The wildflowers are growing in the farmlands and I just wonder when the girls will be one, Mama When will the girls...

Three Christmases in One Package.

1786 in the southern region of Judea, Bethlehem the stars became cardinal points of the earth and a compass for 3 wise men during a time, war raged in the heart of a mere...

Pains of a Woman.

Inspired by – Okut p’Bitek; the cry of Lawino. Her heart so soft Her tear so melting Her beauty so striking Her carriage dashing. She is as breakable as an egg Precious yet as...

My Love for Yam Potage.

You know how there is one person that lightens up your mood or the feeling you get when you see your favorite thing, that is exactly what Yam potage means to me. For so...

Herbal Drink.

A glowing beautiful melanin or white skin, a healthy human system – danger to sickness and diseases, have you ever wondered just like me how both the poor and rich of the African society...

Then & Now…

It was a cold morning on 19th October, 1896, some of the husbands and wives were already at the farm to check the crops that had been destroyed by the heavy rain that occurred...

GOD IN AFRICA.

 This is an ode to God in the various common African languages ranging from Igbo to Spanish. God has been merciful upon Africa just like the Israelites in the bible so…

BEBE: IFE MI.

Let me love you with the whole of me It should not matter whether you would do the same The thought of loosing you haunts me every night And I am loosing my mind...

The Power of the African Culture with Simi.

In an interview held in a two-room, well-conditioned office with Afro-pop and Afro-soul singer, Simisola Ogunleye born in Ondo State, she described herself as simple, honest, creative, happy and a hustler. When asked about...