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FULANI BOY 

I remember Usman even today. His memory lingers like a pale veil hovering in my subconscious. Sometimes I even seem to hear his voice ululating in my mind. 1,014 more words

Political

Nigeria's ethnic conflicts are a result of the failures of a weak state

If truth be told, Nigeria has an ethnicity problem. It is evident in high-profile cases of sometimes violent tensions. But perhaps most damagingly, it is also demonstrated in the low-profile everyday mistrust and prejudices with which many Nigerians view fellow citizens of ethnicities other than their own. 842 more words

Out of…….somewhere

On the news, this gang violence we see.
Sure it’s scary, it’s bad – all agree,
And our eyes they don’t lie,
As we watch – wonder why… 9 more words

Poetry

On religion

It is Sunday morning in Kigali and I’m woken up by the sound of an upbeat gospel coming from the neighbouring church. Once in a while, the woman pastor belts out an angry Hallelujah. 543 more words

Africa

China passes a sweeping anti-terror law giving its government controversial new powers

China’s legislature passed a controversial new anti-terrorism law on Sunday (Dec. 27) that critics worry will give the government too much power, The New York Times reports. 35 more words

China passes a sweeping anti-terror law giving its government controversial new powers

China’s legislature passed a controversial new anti-terrorism law on Sunday (Dec. 27) that critics worry will give the government too much power, The New York Times reports. 35 more words

China passes a sweeping anti-terror law giving its government controversial new powers

China’s legislature passed a controversial new anti-terrorism law on Sunday (Dec. 27) that critics worry will give the government too much power, The New York Times reports… 383 more words