Andrew Dakalira from Malawi is the winner of our Africa Book Club Short Reads competition for June. His entry, Perseverance, highlights the plight that many women suffer at the hands of their spouses. Etornam Agbodo from Nigeria is this month’s runner-up with his story, Half a Loaf, about a young girl’s life struggles, as she […]
Today Ichendu fell. It was a long way to school and she had not eaten. Yesterday she had been lucky. Mrs. Bula had bought her a ball of kenkey with one finger of fried fish for lunch. Mrs. Bula was kind to her.