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MY PEOPLE by Hasheem Deza from Malawi

My people are black
Born of the darkest thicket of a night
Hard and cracked are their foot
Walks mileage, to and from, on foot
Carrying Magombo, to bring a coin Continue reading MY PEOPLE by Hasheem Deza from Malawi

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Nezihe Izmiroglu & the Bravery, Rhythm, Elegance of the Turkish

We caught up with the radiant Nezihe Izmiroglu in an exciting and informative interview about the Turkish people.

A little about yourself and which part of the world you are from.
Hello! My name is Nezihe Izmiroglu. I started my journey on Earth in the Agean part of Turkey 45 years ago. I have worked with banks, managed companies, and currently I am teaching in a small international school in Kampala. I lived in Romania, Turkey and China before I moved to Uganda. I am a mother of two daughters, one 22 and the other 17 years old. I am recently and happily divorced. Continue reading Nezihe Izmiroglu & the Bravery, Rhythm, Elegance of the Turkish

18 & IN LOVE : GOING TO UNIVERSITY (part 1)

Authored by: Edith Mukyala (Uganda, East Africa)

At last, I was out of my parents’ house! I was entirely free, free from rules and restrictions. I waved goodbye to my entire family. I could feel tears cloud my eyes, I sneezed to hold them back. Somehow, I always cried on my first day back at school. But now I was going to university, 18 years old…old enough to be independent, but Continue reading 18 & IN LOVE : GOING TO UNIVERSITY (part 1)