The winning story for April’s competition comes from Malawi’s Andrew Dakalira, who writes about the drama that follows when a local township loses one of its most illustrious sons. Alieu Bundu from Sierra Leone is our runner-up with his story, Beyond the Mountains of Kabala , about a young couple looking forward to getting married and having their first child.
I am standing in our living room, looking at the window blinds as they dance to the cold wind that blows from outside. Today is an important day in my life. I am meeting Bala’s mother. She is his only living relative. He lost his father and only sister when the rebels attacked Kono. Bala […]