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The Tragic Conventions In African Plays

Patrick Willocq   By Shola Balogun The traditional Africa is undoubtedly communal. The passivity and conformity of the African under a compelling authority can be explained in accordance with his affirmation of self-will and perception of collective spirit. His penchant for honour is far more intricate and demonstrably cultural.

Disenfranchised Funerals

By Hazel Speed There used to be a phrase said as a humorous remark to someone who took ages to get ready to go out, or who arrived late at an event – “You’ll be too late for your own funeral!”

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By Moses Chukwuemeka Daniel

The girl in the white camisole escapes death

By Robert Kilborn And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon. And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world. —Revelation 12: 7-9

Notes from America: Muslims and Christians – At war in life, at peace in death

By Ahmed Tharwat   The Coptic Grave On a hot summer afternoon, standing alongside a few hundred Muslims at the Garden of Eden Islamic Cemetery located in a remote corner of a Christian cemetery in Burnsville, Minnesota, mourning the death of one of our friends, the reverences and respect were not given just by Muslims, […]

SUMMER READING BOOK REVIEW: SOB by Loria Taylor

        SOB is   Bridget Jones having an affair with Edgar Allen Poe on paper. The somber gloom of Poe and the wry single girl longing for a lasting relationship, mingle in every line and kiss with every comma.