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Nnanna Ikpo
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Three and still in my heart
Dear Oge, On 1 April 2017, I saw a dark skinned Ugandan boy, an exact replica of you. He studies Economics here at the University of Pretoria. He is in his first year. I spent about an hour studying beside him. And in that one hour,  I stole a thousand glan...

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#Childnotwitch
Dear Africa, As a child I saw the movie 'Battle of Musanga'. A nollywood film. One of the several that I was learning to love. It told the story of Mgbeke, the young Igbo woman who was forced to submit her newly birthed twins to the community because twins ...

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Counting as human first
It is not often that I identify with the race struggle. One does not
become genuinely emotionally aware of it by reading Nelson Mandela’s
Long Walk to Freedom, seeing Idris Elba’s rendition of the Madiba or the
Sophia town play- although I believe, I cam...

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HRDA 2016
I am scared. So scared as Professor Frans darts into the LLM/MPhil Human
Rights and Democratisation in Africa   classroom with a stack of papers, his platinum hair catches the light.
Another stack that says how right or how wrong we are. It is June, months ...

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On Chimamanda's 'anti-trans' statement
Dear Africa, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The experiences are not the same for a cis-gender person and a transgender person. This is because while experiences are partly based on internal perceptions, they are also partly based on external environments, prejudi...

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