Africa stories, books, poems, and more

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You never know how the day's going to pan out. Read More
Some countries drive on the left, so this story might confuse those who drive on the right. There's not much I can do about it. Read More

Tags: police, bus, africa

Chapter Six of the story of Yacouba and Awa, two child laborers in an African gold mine. Awa's pregnancy and delivery is concerning. Read More
Some plastic containers are too useful to throw away. Read More

Essay / Memoir

September 11, 2020

Sometimes when you are thrown into a situation, you learn a lot. But there's more to this than that. Read More

Tags: africa, hair

A three part poetry series about beauty and love, in the depths of Africa. Artistic covers designed by Thandiwe Tshabalala, Project distributed by New Age Enlightenment. Read More
Spreading misinformation isn't very productive Read More

Tags: trees, africa

A weekly news segment which covers issues concerning New Age Enlightenment. Read More
Immigration officers have to deal with a range of people and they aren't always cooperative, but when I needed a sommoth passage, they gave me one. Read More
An elderly woman joined the crowds hoping for the best. Read More
Yacouba reflects on the role of women in his home village and in the mining camp. Read More
Awa becomes pregnant. Yacouba's lack of knowledge on the subject becomes evident. Read More
Every country has its unique historical background that holds its culture and social-economic life. Somalia was among the top and best traders during ancient times. Also, Somalia gained independence from 1940 to 1941 from British and Italian colonialism. The leading British aim was to establish a place to carry on… 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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The Booksie Classic House

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: 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: 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

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