Please hear my side of the story; I know you are very busy; pulled here and there by the demands of life, love and work. You’ve been stuck on the ...
Efua's mother, Mulie is from Senegal while her father is a Ghanaian. Appiah’s grandmother is from Senegal too; that appeared to create some bond ...
You knew this guy very well; long before he had that hairstyle that made him look like a dinosaur. He must have been inspired by Phyno’s look in ...
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AT FIRST, MONI BADMUS thought she needed to get her forty-year-old eyes checked because surely her vision was failing her. Either that or she was ...
The cover of night is one of her many costumes, and she wears it with ease, like water following a familiar course. She also has on a ...
When things happen we hope that time will make everything better, and by better we mean less painful and would not sting as much as it used to. ...
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It wasn’t just the mismatched eyes that Yvonne inherited from her mother; she got the blotched skin and the bad temper too. Unlike her mother, ...
You were on your way to the office one rainy, windy, Thursday morning, looking forward to your meeting with Mr Damon who had read about your ...
She called. I mean my younger sister, sounding very disturbed, very urgent. She said something about needing me at mum’s house. I wondered what ...
I was in the hood one cool evening. I may not be able to talk about it like the fantastical hood of these trendy youths with their dark sunshades ...
Cluck, cluck, cluck...Asari moved across the sitting room, taking in its lacklustre condition. Her polished nude stiletto managed a glow in the ...
I’ve heard them talk about each other: I’ve heard her talk about him when he was not around; and have heard him talk about her when she was not ...
Lightly, curved powder-blue fingernails tapped rhythmically on worn wood. Its state contrasted with the chaos of the airport’s departure ...
When the whole thing started, when the whole matter began to unfold, how the hell were you excepted to know how it would end? You are not God ...
"In da morin, early in da morin, in da morin, I will rise and praise da Lord..." They clapped along, tenor and bass, warming their vocal chords. ...
The Contract is a series on BN Prose. Read the earlier parts of The Contract here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 *** The silence in the car ...
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I wondered how I would survive since it was Tamuno’s money I was depending on to repay Mr Theodore. I was too ashamed to ask for an extension. ...
“Wake up. I’m coming home today” A voice traveled to where Nkoyo was grappling with the wind to keep her candle light from being blown out. It ...
The first time my father's patience was put to test was when fulani herdsmen raided our village. They had hitherto come often with their cattle ...
The year Mama Nkoli met Mama Bene, it was 1997, upstairs in the Tejuosho mall, Yaba. She had missed her way from the children clothes section, ...