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DEEVA PROSE: The Funny Side Of The Bed

By: admin March 19, 2014

Usually, when you start your day feeling irritably angry at everyone and everything, people will ask if you woke up from the wrong side of the bed. On this day,
DEEVA PROSE: I Have No Magic Wand

By: admin March 12, 2014

Sometimes I wish I had a magic wand. I feel so sad when I see all the injustice going on in the world. I hear them on the radio, I
DEEVA PROSE: The Old Woman Who Lived In A Shoe

By: admin March 5, 2014

“There was an old woman who lived in a shoe. She had so many children; she didn’t know what to do. She made them some broth without any bread, And
Broken Bridge of Memories 3: The African Cinderella…Elizabeth’s Story

By: admin October 21, 2013

Eight year old Elizabeth was used to seeing women come and go in her father’s life. She was the fourth child. Her three older brothers had been borne to her
Broken Bridge of Memories 2: Omolara’s Story

By: admin October 20, 2013

As the sun glistened in the afternoon sky, Sale walked into his wife’s eating place with a young maiden carrying a few bundles of clothing. Omolara, the eldest of nine
Broken Bridge Of Memories 1: Nancy’s Story

By: admin October 19, 2013

I’ve often wondered about the mad man I see walking naked on the street. He rummages through rubbish bins. After he has eaten his fill of the decaying rubbish, he
DEEVA PROSE: The Bondage Of Superstition

By: admin September 18, 2013

I was nursing my three month old son one day, when I noticed two wall geckos chasing each other on my wall. “What!” I exclaimed to myself, “enough already, this
DEEVA PROSE: Keeping Our African Values – by Peace Ben Williams

By: admin September 5, 2012

When I was a little girl, we grew up on folk stories as is typical with every African child in my time. We were always excited when we found adults