Look At Me Now

Originally posted on omenana:
By Sarah Norman After a while, it began to get her in trouble at work. Her colleagues thought that she was getting lazy, arriving late, or disappearing in the middle of the day for hours at a time. She bought a headscarf and a long coat, and took to walking into…

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Jalada Translation Issue 01: Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

Originally posted on Jalada:
Introduction Original story in “Kikuyu” by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Translations: » ・ “English” by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o ・ “Amharic” by Mahelet Lisanwork ・ “Dholuo” by Richard Oduor Oduku ・ “Kikamba” By Peter Ngila ・ “Lwisukha-Lwidakho” by Lutivini Majanja ・ “French” by Renée-Edwige DRO ・ “Arabic” by Nazar Mubarak Al Emam ・…

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What Lagos Does To You

Originally posted on VIVIDMETAPHORS:
The conductor’s tribal marks – three long horizontal lines across each cheek – along with his wild eyes and scraggly beard, make him look like a tiger. The bus is full, so he supports himself against the door frame while collecting money from passengers. He does this as the bus speeds…

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