Death

Death

Coming home from work that morning after a busy night shift, I decided to tune in to one of the few international news outlets that still cover the news back home. Far from me the luxury I had some months ago, before the local private radio stations got shut down and...
The truth about the friend zone

The truth about the friend zone

This isn’t the first time I write about “the zone”. The last time, I was rambling about how I learnt “to deal with rejection”. Got the hint? Yes, it’s me. I know I said I would never write about “heart” stuff again, but only idiots don’t change their minds, right?...

Opposing Nkurunziza while Hutu

On the surface, it is possible to mistake me for a typical Nkurunziza supporter. I am Hutu. I spent the majority of my childhood in various refugee camps, and my mom, just like Nkurunziza, lost her father in the 1972 genocide. In other words I have all the...
Am I losing it?

Am I losing it?

Dear Burundians (especially living in Burundi) Hi. This is just to ask if you are feeling the way I have been feeling muri ibi bihe. Lately, I have been wondering if I’m going crazy. I mean, I have been feeling some type of way since April, and it keeps getting worse....