The year was 1914. The Honorable Frederick John Dealtry Lugard, 1st Baron of Abinger in the County of Surrey, British Soldier, explorer of Africa, able colonial administrator whose present duty was to hold fort for His Majesty King George V, in the part of Africa known as the British Protectorate on the Niger River, sat … Continue reading I am Proud of Naija
18 years after that Day, tears of joy, like cow’s urine, spurted from my eyes. Imbabazi. Forgiveness. The word that started the journey to today. Mbabazi. The name we will give our first child. Whether boy or girl, Bizimana and I know that the first fruit of our love will be called Mbabazi. The singularity … Continue reading Eighteen Years After
My heart sank deep inside the bottomless pit as I helplessly watched the specimen in front of me. “Haipy Baidaay Mine Loves” was slobbered – in an ill-fitting combination of pink, green, blue, brown and other dirty looking icing colours – on the slanting square-shaped thing labeled a cake.