She, me and her

By Sibusiso Malunga She, me and her She walked to me as beautiful as ever Held my hand with a promise I felt through her touch It was real for me, magic Her eyes made promises I only interpreted as heaven I kissed her lips and I felt my lips call hers ‘home’ She paralyzed […]
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How women are being used as the front line soldiers in the war against HIV and sexual immorality

By Kagure Mugo The key stipulation to being awarded a university bursary is being, and remaining, a virgin throughout your undergraduate degree. This is one of the initiatives being used to combat the high prevalence of HIV Aids in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. In uThukela District Municipality matriculants (high school leavers) are being offered Maiden Bursary […]
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Bright glimpse

noma film
By Nomaliqhwa/ @nomalili They changed my medication and I’m really happy about that because it’s important that I feel that my medication is helping. It is important that I place a certain amount of faith in my medication working. That it works out. So I feel good today. Really good. And I realise that the reason […]
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After the End

By Dyke Road/ @dykeroadbaby And after its all over, things start to happen differently. Things happen exactly as you wanted them to before it was over. Never mind packing up and moving out being the official goodbye. Staying in touch is cordial and falling into old habits easier. New behaviours, because maybe the goodbye didn’t […]
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She keeps me warm

Love, Poetry, HOLAAfrica
By Atieno Sylvia Fingers interlocked with mine, Heart seemed to breathe out a sigh. I doubt I’d ever been this happy before. Few words spoken, But our hearts beat as one. I turn to look at the one I want to spend a lifetime with. My love. My life. *leave a comment on the post, […]
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By Fran She asks me to stand up, stand right in front of her. She tells me to undo my pants and lower them. I hesitate. This is not what I signed up for. She asks me again as her eyes dance with childlike curiosity. I oblige. She watches me silently as I fiddle with […]
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