Meshack Yobby

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By Meshack Yobby Theme song: ‘When You Believe’ by Mariah Carey feat marehemu Whitney Houston (you know, that ‘there can be miracles when you believe’ song) It is true that necessity is the mother of invention. After my recent gas debacle, I started thinking of all the crazy stuff I have been told -or done- … Continue reading


Meshack Yobby in Nairobi, Kenya You do not want to climb up the stairs six floors on an empty stomach. Not when you have been walking fast in the streets because you suspect that you might have dropped the bus ticket mistakenly and the City Council askaris are following you. Those guys are hounds. They … Continue reading

Grown up problems

By Meshack Yobby in Kenya After about seven or eight months (longer than most relationships), my gas finally breathed its last. It was just before the ugali on the first burner got properly done, and just before the water boiling the beef on the second burner dried up. So instead of eating ugali and ‘dry … Continue reading

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Connie V

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Constance van Niekerk, (Connie V) is a South African-based Zimbabwean-born creative writer, poet, music lover, spoken word artist, freelance writer, blogger and educator. She has contributed to several anthologies and published her own collection, Echoes of My Heart: A Poetry Collection available for purchase on all Amazon Stores Worldwide. She is also Editor at ZimOnlineNews. Follow her on Twitter : @convanniekerk Connect with her on Facebook and Linkedin.

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