Saturday, June 19, 2021

Praxis Celebrates Women in African Languages: Mimi Mwiya

Mimi Mwiya, Namibian, writes a poem in Silozi about being a woman. Mimi says 'as a woman, as a human being, you can be...
You Lied, Mama

You Lied, Mama: Lines by Jennifer Chinenye Emelife

one morning, you tapped me. 'Wake up,' you said, 'it's time to be an adult' i scrambled around the room, searching: a piece of cloth to hide my...
Edna Adan Ismail

Praxis Celebrates Women in African Languages: Jama Musse Jama

It is International Women's Day and Praxis celebrates this by featuring works upholding womanhood written by Africans in indigenous African languages, followed by an English translation. This initiative...

“KAWALWALNIYA (WISHFUL GROPER)” by Maryam Gatawa

KAWALWALNIYA (WISHFUL GROPER) A Hausa poem accompanied by its English translation. Ina amfanin kogin...
ORLO'DEH-DEH ADAM KA'LUM

ORLO’DEH-DEH ADAM KA’LUM (ALL THE THINGS MY FATHER TOLD ME) by...

ORLO'DEH-DEH ADAM KA'LUM is a poem written in Idoma. The poem is written and translated by Akor Emmanuel Oche. ORLO'DEH-DEH ADAM KA'LUM . Òyi ga'é, ga kalò...

Eganta Nyakaci

By Isyaku Bala Ibrahim English translation of this poem is published here Musukanna etun woncinko mi yi ò Yagi gusa Egi kpansanná Tun-à-lo gá mi yi ò Mi è ge...

Ta Je, Ta Dawo (Incubation)

Ta Je, Ta Dawo (Incubation is a poem composed in the Hausa language of Nigeria, written and translated by -Halima Ayuba (Laura M Kaminski)Ta...

“OBÌNRIN TÓÚN WÁ AHỌ́N RẸ̀ (LẸ́YÌN AMIRAH AL WASSIF)” by Akinrinade...

OBÌNRIN TÓÚN WÁ AHỌ́N RẸ̀ (LẸ́YÌN AMIRAH AL WASSIF) (Yoruba Language) Wọ́n sọpé ilé ìdáná làyè rẹ́...

Praxis Celebrates Women in African Languages: Eketi Edima Ette

Eketi Edima Ette writes in Eket/Ibibio, a language spoken by Eketi and Ibibio people of Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria. She throws emphasis on the need for openness and...

Yallabai! na Maryam Aliko Mohammed

Mu na sallama tare da yi muku maraba zuwa wannan fage na mu na 'Tsokaci Cikin Wannan Rayuwar Ta Mu'. Ko wane ranar Juma'a,...
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