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AFRICAN WOMAN – THE REJECTED GOLDShortlisted for Stage 3 (2016) 

Ever since I was a young child, I have been told, “you are a girl, you are beautiful”. But I looked at myself and saw a woman waiting to be recognized. So, each day, I acted play lets in my life’s drama, scripted, directed and produced by me: I was a little mother when I cooked with sand, and …

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Some relationships are synonymous with heart attack, high blood pressure, fainting and eventually suicide. Some men claim to be in a relationship but end up receiving tenets for running same relationship from their mothers, thereby, making the lady appear as a ‘tabula rasa’. Although, such is far from my case. …

Sacred LandsShortlisted for Stage 2 (2016) 

Keep quiet! Head down! Be decent.  Modest! Don’t talk back! Go to the kitchen where you belong! Cover up! Dress down! Do you think you are smart enough for school?! Do as he says! Don’t question the man ! How dare you raise your voice? Sit down! Be pretty! Slut ! Holy Mary ! Close your legs! Open your …

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      That the world has become a global village with lots of possibilities is a fact that need not be over-stressed. This extent of development would have been practically impossible if not for technology. Technology, being considered as new machines, equipment and ways of doing things that are …

UNBROKENShortlisted for Stage 2 (2016) 

 “Shut up!” He yelled, pulling her hair at the same time, “I will end your miserable life if you ever lock yourself up in any of these rooms again. stupid girl”   Feke stared at herself in the mirror with half torn clothes, “this nonsense has got to stop!” She yelled at the mirror, “you are …