A boy's journey to uncertain
Malango's narratives, works, life, home
history and culture"
D a d i e r M.A b
d a l a h
Days are now numbered, thus far approaching a
vivid growth and flamboyant change in my life. These are days
towards a new dawn, days towards maturity; and such a
development within anyone's life is poignant if it's not
carefully looked at and welcomed gladly.
I have been ready for marriage and I set my mind
to accept, welcome, and feel it as a colossal growth that I have
never ever experienced before!
Because marriage is an outward sign that changes
inner personality, it only takes a big heart to admit it.
However, from being a single man to becoming a
married man is "a market-loss".It is a loss of
friendsand colleagues; a great loss of freedom because one's
freedom is now measured, one's steps are counted and one's
free-will in handling things or tackling problems is
Finally, it's on this ground of reality that I
hasted to pen a few words down to my prospective wife and our
future kids in order to trace a line back to my offspring. I have
provided this book for my kids because they ought to choose from
me the right sheen that would paint and shape their lives in this
universe that stands on a slanting position. Besides, I want them
to trace from me another genealogy; an offspring of Diasporas
though themselves would not be Diasporas in either sense.This
serves as the first volume of my memoirs.
I once was a student, a teacher, a writer and a
youth political aspirant; but now the clock signals another
turning point in life, that life of being a husband and a
father as well. Therefore, with vigour and enthusiasm I deserve
to leave an indelible clich� to my progeny; and here I
Dadier was born at Swima (Zone of Fizi) in the Eastern part of
Republic of Congo. He exiled in Kenya where he was grazed after
the skirmishes had gradually escalated into a full-scale war in
his state. In Nairobi he taught at Bright Field Academy, Glad
Toto Academy, Saint Gabriel Academy, Lemanton College and at
Mass Communications College in Dar-Es- Salaam, Tanzania. He
eventually left Nairobi for Egypt,Overseasand Southern Africa
for the quest of greater ideals.
Finally, a teacher, a writer and a young religious and
political aspirant, Dadier nowadays lives in Cape Town devoting
himself to Creative Writing as a freelance writer and essayist
of short stories.
He is the HR Director & Chairman of the Displaced Refugee
Network, a global voice for Refugees.