The text message: a mind game.

She grew tired of waiting for that text message from him. A week turned into two and¬†two weeks into a month. Some days she would watch her phone willing the text to come in. This text was becoming even more¬†important by the day because it would reassure her that it was not her fault. She … Continue reading The text message: a mind game.

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Non-material Inheritance

A lot of us Africans know that our great-grandparents did not leave us a trust fund to be used when we turn 25 or some other fancy dream like that. Even when our parents die, few of us can claim an inheritance, especially the female children. In Shona custom, the male child is often the … Continue reading Non-material Inheritance