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There is an interesting history of the Bantus and the Cushitic people in Somalia. For centuries, the Somali Bantu and the Somali Cushitic lived in Somaliland harmoniously. At the time, they lived in different regions. The Bantu occupied the southern part of Somalia, while their counterparts, the Cushitic group, occupied… Read More
When Damarea, a Nigerian native gets a one-way ticket to Kenya, she soon realizes that everything is not as different as it seemed. Read More
A humorous novel about a caravan journey through Africa and South Asia by four online gamers and a giant tortoise: Emma, the ugly but buxom Swiss; Piero, the goody-goody, not too bright Italian; Zach, the skinny and tech-savvy Brit; and Gunter, who is fat, anarchist and German. A series of… Read More

Poem / Other

June 10, 2020

Tags: africa

If aid money is handed out, without checks and balances, its no wonder the money goes astray. Read More
Okay, so we've all been there. You've got the van full of baked beans and curry, the missus has packed her knitting and you have a route planned out for the winter away. Boxing day, south towards Dover. A day or two to travel through France (too expensive) before entering… Read More
Gift Gugu Mona’s captivating poems in The Unfading Dream for Africa reignite a sense of Pan Africanism. It displays a collective identity reminiscent on the days of African forebears. Written with simplicity and consummate creativity, the book awakens the African spirit and draws the sons and daughters of Africa to… Read More

Article / Other

May 11, 2020

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Discover your potential by using your gifts and talents. Read More
A poetry book by Quinton Tebogo Makunyane about the forms of emotional and peer pressure an 18 year old in South Africa experiences. Read More
A description that attempts to give a feeling of the journey. Read More

Tags: africa, environs

Kids respond well without corporal punishment. Read More

Tags: kids, africa, sticks

Professional hunter helps woman escape after she murders her husband. Read More
When Carney discovers he is in the same class as Milana-Macayle, he must overcome his awkwardness, win the girl, convince her to be his, while not standing in the way of her dreams. An impossible feat. Is the girl who can barely give him the time of day even worth… Read More
Donkeys have for a long time been pack animals in Africa. Read More

Tags: africa, china, donkey

Buy it here: https://gilbertzennerbooks.com/product/doctor/ The sun was hot. Burning. Samuel was in the heat. On the truck. They were driving through the outskirts of the city. Slums here. Very poor population. The road was clean. No obstructions. The military kept the road empty. No tents and no garbage on it.… Read More
Buy it here: https://gilbertzennerbooks.com/product/death-donkeys/ The sun was hot. Burning. The donkeys were drinking from the tiny lake. A flat shallow lake. The water was quite fresh. Emanuel was standing there with the donkeys. He was not too young, he had his life going, he was with the people here. They… Read More
The sun was hot. Burning. His house was old. Really old. Ammon was the heir of an old family. His stone house was almost a Mansion. He grew wine here. He had all except abundant wealth and production. Ammon was well off, he didn’t need to worry about water, food,… Read More
Anathi is headed to America, one year as a foreign exchange student. A new family, a new culture and new faces. What more could a sixteen-year-old ask for? But there is more to it than it seems... The truth is, she can't go back to South Africa. Not if she… Read More
Injustice found in just a small area of Africa. Read More

Tags: africa, land, expats

Fly whisk doesn't quite explain what it is. Read More
On the 26th of September, 2019, one of Nigeria’s famous rapper, singer-songwriter, actor and recording artist Sound Sultan through his verified twitter handle @soundsultan tweeted a picture with images of black women in 1968 and 2013, drawing out the break in value as depicted in the their dressings and what… Read More
On the 26th of September, 2019, one of Nigeria’s famous rapper, singer-songwriter, actor and recording artist Sound Sultan through his verified twitter handle @soundsultan tweeted a picture with images of black women in 1968 and 2013, drawing out the break in value as depicted in the their dressings and what… Read More
I was lucky to be given the poster and even luckier because it worked. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

September 05, 2019

We needed a night guard and Mbise had just the man,,,, Read More

Tags: people, africa

africa 1855 in the small town praia, lives a normal boy and his family. one day their town got invaded by the ¨cannibals¨. how might i know this family so well? because that was me and my family.these monsters did cruel and inhuman things, they beat us, barley feed us,… Read More

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The final. Back home, but things still didn't go smoothly. Read More

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Try to get money from an insurance company can be like squeezing blood out of a stone! Read More

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Part five of the serial. Trying to arrange the paper-work. Read More

Tags: people, africa

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