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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

I struggled to find the best way of presenting this, and decided on this way. Read More

Tags: people, africa

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The Veterans House

The air above Africa is rarified. Volcanoes spew up from below to be reported for the first time by overflying airliners. Storms with horizontal lightening that will take any passengers breath away wedge in from all directions, above and below those same airliners. Arch was happy to be aboard such… Read More

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Sean in Africa...a poem by Victor Darnell Hadnot. In loving memory. Read More

Tags: love, god, faith, grief, africa

The school buildings were unsafe due to termite infestation Read More
It is about yearning for peaceful co-existence in Nigeria, Africa. Read More

Tags: peace, africa, nigeria

The soil became sticky even if you spat on it! Read More
On our way home from Nairobi, we went the long way, through Mombasa. Read More
A delay on a simple flight, and a night in a hotel. Read More

Tags: africa, airports

A poem about the tragic Apartheid regime which took control of a mass society in South Africa. The poem also links it back to modern time struggles which the entire world faces. 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

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