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​​H​​er Name Was Zimbabwe:An unapologetic piece of Zimbabwean sociopolitical commentary.

H​​er Name Was Zimbabwe: Finding Hope, Strength and Courage through the Struggle. An openhearted, unflinching, and unapologetic piece of Zimbabwean sociopolitical commentary. The most ancient African stories, legends, tales and tidbits of cultural heritage were passed down to us through [...]

October 13, 2017 Articles, News & Opinion, Poetry & Reviews

Love Is Work: The Much Anticipated Book By Kwapi Vengesayi Out Now

KWAPI Vengesayi pens this second installation of his Hashtags series in manner that is just as witty, thought provoking, creative, and uncomfortably honest as his first book. Love is Work is not only a collection of thoughts and musings that [...]

September 21, 2014 Lifestyle, Poetry & Reviews

Remembering Maya Angelou. Watch some of her famous poems here

This week, the world lost one of the greatest poets of our time, Dr Maya Angelou.Dr Angelou passed away at the age of 86, leaving us with a body of work that will undoubtedly live on for generations to come. [...]

May 31, 2014 Lifestyle, Poetry & Reviews

[WATCH] ‘His Day Is Done’ – Maya Angelou Tribute Poem To Nelson Mandela

Watch Dr Angelou’s Poem tribute to the late President Nelson Mandela. As the world reacts to the news of Mandela’s legacy, columns are being spent to reflect on his legacy and to fully understand just what he represented to the [...]

December 7, 2013 Lifestyle, News & Opinion, Poetry & Reviews

Something New? Possibly The Coolest Marriage Proposal!

Well there’s a first for everything, right? During the poetry event RHETORIC 2013, Preston Perry surprised his now to be wife with a poem turned marriage proposal. Check out ‘Covenant’ below! A big congratulations to the couple and we wish [...]

October 1, 2013 Lifestyle, Poetry & Reviews

For The Book Lovers! “WASHED” – Eugenie Laverne Mitchell

”Washed” is a novel by Eugenie Laverne Mitchell. This is Mitchell’s first published novel and it is already getting rave reviews. Mitchell describes this as a novel which contains gospel truths in fiction form. Synopsis: Cherie Johnson is young and [...]

September 8, 2013 Lifestyle, Poetry & Reviews

[ VIDEO ] The First Trailer for the Film Adaptation of “Half of a Yellow Sun”

We have the first trailer of the film adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie‘s award-winning novel – ”Half Of A Yellow Sun” Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton star in this adaptation. Weaving together the lives of four people swept up in [...]

July 24, 2013 Lifestyle, Poetry & Reviews


Having Seen a news item about a young student called Felicia Garcia from New York who was suffering silently with being bullied and due to this, committed suicide to stop it once and for all – Boston-based Hip-Hop group Fame [...]

June 30, 2013 Music, Poetry & Reviews

What Makes A Dad? ( Happy Father’s Day )

Happy Father’s day to all the fathers,guardians,mentors and fathers to be!We celebrate all the fathers out there! We found a beautiful poem and dedicate this to all the Dads! What Makes A Dad… God took the strength of a mountain, [...]

June 16, 2013 Articles, Poetry & Reviews

Book Review : Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Americanah is an ode to the immigrant – beautifully dissecting the experience(s) that immigrants encounter . Set in 3 different places; America, England & Nigeria. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie manages to paint the picture and tell the untold immigrant story with [...]

June 11, 2013 Articles, Poetry & Reviews