My heart keeps burning

The first step to recovery is admitting there is a problem My heart keeps burning by Nduka Zuchie Two girls, One calm and quiet, the other bold and brazen A healthy competition culminates into a friendship that takes both by surprise A friendship they both come to rely heavily on…

Desert Wild Flower

Mama grabbed a piece of root from an old tree, then positioned me on a flat rock. she sat behind me, and pulled my head back against her chest, her legs straddling my body. I circled my arms around her thighs. My mother placed the root between my teeth. "Bite…

IT Report

From the brilliant young lady who educated us on the Math of life... Read and enjoy! They say most Nigerian students aren't creative and I say to myself "How can they be when you don't give them a chance to?" I mean if you let us do our thing the…

One in a Million!

For those of you that have been following this blog, you must be familiar with the name Nduka Uzoamaka, my younger sister, the Economist and originator of the brilliant 3 part article on the state of our economy and the way forward (Read Before the marriage, The rocky road after…

Camp Black Gold

I was in the  sitting that afternoon when I got a call from a friend telling me the NYSC (National Youth Service Corps) posting was out. For my foreign readers, NYSC is a voluntary compulsory one year service every Nigerian graduate either trained at home or abroad must render to…

17 days After….

The US Geological survey has recorded 5 earthquakes of magnitude 6 and above since the one that occurred  in Nepal on April 25th, but the worse seems to be the one that just occurred this morning, May 12. A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal this morning less than 3 weeks after…

The Himalayan Earthquake

  Date: April 25th, 2015 Earthquake, magnitude 7.8 hits Nepal, adjoining areas of India, China and Bangladesh. The earthquake triggers an avalanche on Mount Everest killing at least 18 people. It triggered another huge avalanche in Langtang valley where 250 people have been reported missing. A total of 8 million…
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