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This Marriage

Ehhhhhh Woooooo, Ehhhhhh Woooooo! That was the unmistakable scream of Ihuoma. I lifted myself up reluctantly from my sleeping mat and strolled lazily to the entrance of the family hut to find out what the cause for alarm was this time around. Ihuoma was my sister in law and village gossip, the whole village was … Continue reading This Marriage

Dunni 8 – Abeg, go and sit down!

Dunni 8 – Abeg, go and sit down!

The sound of the switch as the light came on woke her. Dunni stretched, blinking blearily in the harsh fluorescence. The sound of music playing in the background did not help the small scrimping at the back of her skull, and when she saw her mother standing at the bedroom door, she groaned. It couldn’t … Continue reading Dunni 8 – Abeg, go and sit down!