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...no gloom for this day...

…as celebrated in the diaspora, and much appreciated by others…

Happy Divali!

…and brighter days for us all!…


Afrobeats Twitter set ablaze after the MOBO 2014 "Best African Act" award was presented backstage!

Last night the twitter world ran amok with hashtag #MOBOShunsAfrica trending at a rapid pace. This was as a result of the best African act of this year’s MOBO(shortened form of Music Of Black Origin) 2014  awards, being presented away from the media,  in a glamorous backstage ceremony to Fuse ODG which some considered a travesty. 128 more words


A Window to the Past: St. Maryam Dearit

Just a few kilometers north of the Italian War Cemetery in Keren is a quaint, graceful site familiar to elders in the country called St. Maryam Dearit. 321 more words


Flies and Photos in Tessenei

One week after settling into Eritrea, I engaged in a six-day tour around the country led by the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS), which doesn’t operate under any ministry governmental organization. 1,208 more words



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By Saborna Roychowdhury

This is an excerpt from Saborna Roychowdhury’s forthcoming novel, Parul’s Wish… 3,588 more words


D*: "When will I learn..."

When will I learn not to have a huge salad AND a coke for lunch? >_<

(Originally posted on Diaspora*)


Diasporic Diwali

Cue the onset of winter: the creeping cold and early sunsets. It’s been approximately 8-9 weeks since you got back from the pleasant humidity of Bangalore’s monsoon. 595 more words