Real Life Stories

A ‘Step’ Back In Time

Written by an anonymous contributor You know how we are always told that everything that is or going to happen was planned a long time ago, before you were even born or how you will never know the true value of a moment until it is a memory. Well I can say for myself that […]

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Girl Talk, Real Life Stories

Why I’m not a Feminist

By Nqobile ‘Billz’ Mkhatshwa Because I am not angry. I’m okay with serving the man of the house his food. On a tray. Perform a slight curtsy, uttering sweet nothings as I place the tray of food down. I’m okay with him being (labelled) ‘the man of the house’, let him be the head of […]

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Real Life Stories

My Birth Control Experience

By Nqobile ‘Billz’ Mkhatshwa All I have ever known are condoms. Either you abstain completely from sex or you have the beloved condom as a birth control option. Initially the lesson was about HIV and AIDS and how to prevent oneself from contracting the virus and associated sexually transmitted infections. I must have been knocking […]

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Real Life Stories

10 Years of Abuse

Written by an author who chose to remain anonymous “Mngani, Fidelis came home this morning, when I asked where he had been all night and why he didn’t answer my calls, he told me ‘what are you, my mother?’ And then he closed the door to the bathroom and took a shower, dressed and left […]

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Real Life Stories

3 Reasons Behind Starting My Own Blog

By Thandeka Dube of African Tea I started my blog, African Tea, at a time when I was desperate to find and live in my purpose. I felt that in order to live my best life I had to first find my purpose and everything would align once I walked in it. I would be […]

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