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Let words rain and reign

Stranger


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By Priscilla Kanjirawaya I slightly move the curtain and a bright light illuminates my room. The sun must have risen a few hours ago. It is no surprise though that the sun had risen and
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Death’s Contours


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BY ASANTE LUCY MTENJE It is the summer just before the rains. The blouse I had worn that day clings stubbornly to my torso as I try to shift my tired body on the reed
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A lawyer’s version of events


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by Amanda Nazombe Karen is a cruel woman. Unfortunately, she is also my wife. The embrace of the breeze that had snuck up on me as I slept, failed to keep watch, becoming drowsy, it
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Ngoza na Kasiwa [Translated into English from Tumbuka]


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Ngoza na Kasiwa

At a certain village, there were two girls named Ngoza and Kasiwa. One day Ngoza set on a journey to a distant village to visit her relatives. After covering a long distance, it became too
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Mpinimini 2


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Mpinimini

Panangokhala, (Once upon a time) Tili tonse. Panali amai ena ake. Nde amayiwa anali a single mother. (There was a certain woman. Now this woman was a single mother). Nde basi, amai aja anayamba kudwala.
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