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Poetry—The Biggest Questions

The Biggest Questions By Mohamed Kunowah-Tinu Kiellow, The Netherlands. Where were You? When there was love in their eyes when innocent love (...)

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Poetry---The Changing Face of God

By Mohamed Boye Jalloh-Jamboria. THE CHANGING FACE OF GOD (A LAMENTATION FROM THE OTHER FACES OF THE WORLD) WE ARE WORLDS APART ;YET SO NEAR, (...)

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Poetry: Night Shift Workers

’Nightshift Workers’ is a meditation on the travails of members of the world’s oldest profession.At the best of times, this is a profession that entails a lot (...)

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Poetry by Mxolisi Nyezwa

Mxolisi Nyezwa is the editor of Kotaz, a truly multilingual South African journal. He was born in 1967, New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. He (...)

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Poetry: Sallay Kama Sallay

Sallay Kama Sallay* By Moses Kainwo, Freetown, Sierra Leone Sallay kama sallay! Bosway! Bosway! Sallay kama sallay! Bosway! Bosway! (...)

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Poetry: Demo(n)Crazy

Demo(n)Crazy Democratically undemocratic Or undemocratically democratic? That’s the question! Before elections, power is sought from below (...)

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Poetry: Life within the walls of time

Life within the walls of time Lines written after reading news of the arrest of fake Law Professor in Sierra Leone by the Anti-Corruption Commission. By (...)

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Encounter: Somali Writer Nuruddin Farah

Nuruddin Farah (born November 24, 1945) is a prominent Somali novelist. He was awarded the 1998 Neustadt International Prize for Literature. Farah was (...)

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Poetry: The Cathedral

The Cathedral By Kofi Awoonor, Ghana. On this dirty patch a tree once stood shedding incense on the infant corn: its boughs stretched (...)

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Poetry-The Breast of the Sea

The Breast of the Sea By Syl Cheney-Coker, Freetown, Sierra Leone. After our bloody century, the sea will groan under its weight, somewhere (...)

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Poetry: Ministers to the Toothless

Ministers to the Toothless By Taban Lo Liyong When I am old and my teeth are gone or rotted Let me age away near KFC or MacDonald’s hotel: (...)

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Poetry: Be Still, Sierra Leone

Be Still Sierra Leone By Patricia Ngadie Baby Bashiru-Kargbo, Germany. Sierra Leone my blessed land; throughout creation you are called blessed. (...)

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