Repost: “My Thoughts on Phobias…and What’s Taking Place in South Africa”

Repost from: http://www.sapeople.com/2015/04/20/nigerian-thoughts-on-phobias-xenophobia-south-africa/ My name is Lovelyn Chidinma Nwadeyi. I am a Nigerian. Born in Nigeria to two Nigerian parents. Raised in Queenstown, Eastern Cape by those same Nigerian parents right up until I completed my Bachelors at Stellenbosch. Growing up in South Africa, I was always reminded by those around me that I was different […]

Farewell

It’s a bittersweet Easter this year. One of my closest friends lost her niece. Her text said, “…has gone to rest” and I didn’t believe it at first. Because her niece was 27 years old. Who dies suddenly at 27? If you knew Georgina, you knew her giant appetite for life, her zeal…I mean she […]

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It’s been a year exactly since you breathed your last, and I am still not sure how to feel about it all. Spaces of nothing, a vast inexplicable sense of nothing sits within me, refusing to budge in the slightest. You are gone. My final goodbye delivered over thousands of miles of water and land […]