Here

Here

Here we say “present” with a slight questioning inflection in order to make the interlocutor repeat a piece of information that has been misunderstood. Here, one introduces oneself publicly by saying “I answer in the name of”. Here one...

Batoufam, the house

by Diane-Audrey NGAKO To Thecla, my maternal grandmother (Mbombo). Grandma, I would have liked to tell you what I’ve just been through, but you’re not here. So I’m going to write it all down. I met a person, a boy, he comes from the Grassfielfs...
The cheetah pond

The cheetah pond

The evening breeze smells like the open sea air. The vehicle literally lifts and, during turbulences, its hull swings us left and right. The windows look like large portholes, in the greyish blue of the asphalt. We left Cotonou at dawn. The off-road car, chosen on...