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By Nkem Egenuka
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently disclosed new guidelines to deal with the increase in cognitive decline and dementia in the world today.   Dementia results from a variety of diseases and injuries that affect the brain, such as Alzheimer disease or stroke. Dementia is a rapidly growing public health problem affecting around 50 million... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
2019 Caine Prize shortlist announced The shortlist for the 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing has been announced, featuring stories that celebrate the diversity of Africa. It features writers from Nigeria, Kenya, Cameroun, and Ethiopia. They include Skinned by Lesley Nneka Arimah (Nigeria) The Wall by Meron Hadero (Ethiopia) Sew My Mouth by... Read More
By ZODML
Here is great story from Adewunmi Adekanmbi's Kool Story blog.  Enjoy! Ephesians 4:31 - “Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice…” “Your paper is almost worthless.” I was in Dr. Ejike’s office standing with my hands behind my back, a sign of false obeisance. He couldn’t see the fist... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Faceless is a compelling story of children plunged into the streets by poverty and parental neglect. Amma Darko in very graphic details presents sociological issues of child-neglect, gender, child abuse, defilement of girls, child-trafficking, child-labour, and violence. Amma Darko tells the world that every street child has a story, though rarely... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Harvest of Corruption is centred on the venal acts of public servants in a country called Jacassa. The principal public servant in the play is Chief Haladu Ade Amaka, the minister of external relations. He is corrupt and unpatriotic. He is an exploits of the state by robbing her blind in an act referred to as "Pen-robbery.  He has aids,  such as... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
The play She Stoops to Conquer is based on practical jokes, mistaken identities, and miscommunication interwoven into a comedy of manners. Mrs. Hardcastle wants her ward, Constance to marry Tony Lumpkin who is a drinker and a prankster. Indeed, his pranks lead to confusions and false assumptions. However, there's another suitor, Hastings, who's... Read More
By Madamidola Oladele
 Madamidola Oladele shares a moving story of love and an ill-fated experience. Ouch...! A sonorous voice rang out from behind. It was followed by screams, yells and torrent of abuses on the offender - a young chap who probably did not even realise he had stepped on another's toes. She ranted and ranted and ranted, but got no 'sorry' for her... Read More
By Nnamdi Ehirim
The church bell rang as all church bells so often do: an initial clanging followed by a loud and long, discontinuous echo quite similar to the discontinuous recollection, which almost always accompanies the sound of the bell, of so much we still have left to do, only strung together by the common fact that there is little time to do these little... Read More
By Nkem Egenuka
Democracy Day is observed annually on May 29. This holiday commemorates the restoration of democracy, when the newly elected Olusegun Obasanjo took office as the President of Nigeria in May 1999 ending multiple decades of military rule that began in 1966. Democracy was briefly restored from 1979 to 1983. The last major military ruler, Gen. Sani... Read More
By ZODML
Teaching??? No way! Why have I been posted to a school for God’s sake?  I mean, I should have been posted to a radio or television station where I could be relevant. What will a Mass Communications graduate like me do in a school? These were my thoughts as I collected my NYSC posting letter. Not only was I posted to a school, it was in a rural... Read More

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