Fiction

Fiction pieces and Short stories by African writers about Africa

Heavy Demons

Demons had possessed her child. She had heard this before, from several people. Heavy demons were what he now called them.  Pastor Mike assured Clara that he h... Continue...

Samora Machel

Samora Machel Avenue was the longest stretch of road she’d ever known. It never wound or bent, remaining eternally straight and narrow, running across Harare.... Continue...

Good Company

Cold Sunday evening, and I was sharing a smoke with Richie at his waterside garden. A puff from his straight wrap of weed said Richie was the bad company my mum... Continue...

The 6PM bus

Vendors targeted mothers and their toddlers, knowing very well that children always wanted something handed to them regardless of whether their mothers had mone... Continue...

Souls

Has someone ever burned your soul? Left a mark on the fibre of your very being, a scab that remains forever fresh, ready to burst and leave you bruised and swol... Continue...