Pinterest is Having a Party, and You’re Invited

Since the internet made its appearance on the global scene, it has gifted us with hundreds of social media websites and mobile applications. One of such that has captured my interest and that of its 300 million active monthly users is Pinterest. Now, what is this social network, and why is it worth writing about? … Continue reading Pinterest is Having a Party, and You’re Invited

Fighting the Monster: Looking beyond the Facts and Stats of Depression

  We’re in the age where mental health issues are no longer discussed in the privacy of the conventional doctor-patient space or let’s say in secret. Now, mental health themes – especially depression – are widely talked about in public (mainly via social media). People even go out of their comfort zone to reveal their … Continue reading Fighting the Monster: Looking beyond the Facts and Stats of Depression

Five minutes read on African literature

My fascination with African literature started at a very young age with trail-blazing novels such as Cyprian Ekwensi's The Drummer Boy, Achebe's Things Fall Apart and Wole Soyinka's The Lion and the Jewel. Since then, my interest in African books piqued over the years, with Chimmanda Adichie's novel, Purple Hibiscus, at the forefront. There are … Continue reading Five minutes read on African literature