Basket of Deplorables – Linda Musita

Basket of Deplorables – Linda Musita

Basket of Deplorables Linda Musita For six years I have functioned on weed, vodka and cocaine. I get my cocaine from a Nigerian; it's terrible quality, but everything is shit in Nairobi. My weed comes from a woman in Kariokor; she has never changed her...

Water Birds on the Lake Shore – Precious Colette Kemigisha

Water Birds on the Lake Shore – Precious Colette Kemigisha

Water Birds on the Lake Shore Precious Colette Kemigisha It’s the day of the ReNaming memorial parade in Home Land. Magic balloons three times the size of watermelons, drift in and out of white clouds miles above my head and change from red to...

The Journey – Fatma Shafii

The Journey – Fatma Shafii

The Journey Fatma Shafii What do you do when you earn your first pay? Abdi thought of saving the cash until he returned home so he could buy the things he and his mother didn’t have. He thought about getting back to school, but two years had passed and he wasn’t sure...