Where is your husband?

HOLAAfrica, HOLAA, Black women
By Kuukua Dzigbordi Yomekpe “Hi! My name is Antoinette. I’m forty. I’m independent, single and happy.” “Hi Antoinette! Welcome,” a chorus of women’s voices responds. “Em…hello? My name is Kuukua…this is my first meeting. Oh…and I’m thirty-four.” “Hi Kuukua! Welcome.” A chorus of women’s voices respond yet again. “Welcome to WWISH, Kuukua, a place for […]
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Blame it on the name

By Andiswa “Oh my God is that your name?” asked my newacquaintance with a rather dismayed look on her face. Wait a second what happened to the lady I was chatting to just now? The one who was returning the complimentson how good we looked in all the items we kept trying on. “Yes that […]
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A Wilderness: pt III

By Dzivaramazwi/ @dzivaramazwi Read Part I and Part II of this story. ‘I always knew you’d end up with a man,’ says Babe, pointing the end of the cigarette in her hand at Fay. ‘Babe, you’re being so insensitive right now. Shush.’ ‘Whaaat? I’m just saying, you’re weak Fay, you’ve always been weak. Can’t stand […]
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A Wilderness: pt I

By Dzivaramazwi/ @dzivaramazwi At night she dreams of chickens, asphyxiating, flapping their wings in feeble attempts to fly away and squawking, their eyes rolled so far back only the whites seem to show. She wakes up from these panting, shouting, running and her husband always draws her in, trapping her in a different kind of […]
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Pap Smear, Oh Dear!

By Nadine/ @oldladypants Very few things embarrass me. In fact the last time I was embarrassed was when I was 19 and at my uncle’s 60th birthday I decided to go and see if my friends were there to pick me up.The prayers were happening and as I sauntered out on my club heels, I slipped […]
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