Oladimeji Ramon

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ALEKWU 3 – Allegiance to ALEKWU

Adakole remembered how people used to say that sick people usually got well just before they died, because they must appear in heaven where...

ALEKWU 2 – Adakole’s Mother is Dead or Alive

After the meal, Adakole offered her the bowl of water from which she took a generous gulp and let out a healthy belch. Adakole...

ALEKWU 1 – Adakole’s Mother Asked for Periwinkles Pepper Soup

In the absence of his father and elder brother, Adakole was the man of the house. He had discovered an inner steel in himself...

ALEKWU Prologue – Adakole, His Brother and Their Sick Mother

The day that Adakole's mother passed on, he came face to face with another sort of pain that man experiences in a lifetime. He...

ALEKWU

Here's another interesting story from Oladimeji Ramon featuring a series of four short posts. After taking you to Zimbabwe in his last series In...

IN LINDA’S WORLD IX: Two Worlds Within One

My mother bore me in the southern wild, And I am black, but O! my soul is white; White as an angel is the English child, But...

IN LINDA’S WORLD VIII: The Straw That Broke The Camel’s Back

Africa must refuse to be humiliated, exploited, and pushed around. And with the same determination we must refuse to humiliate, exploit or push others...

IN LINDA’S WORLD VII: A Dream Came True

Our first experience of love is of something pure and beautiful; but ever before we reach the age of twenty-five that outlook becomes so...

IN LINDA’S WORLD VI: A Miscarried Hope

Deeds don’t die, they only become history There was a moment of stillness during which Linda managed to regain her calm. “Ah, I don’t fancy people...

IN LINDA’S WORLD V: Meet Sondoko

All social primary goods are to be distributed equally unless an unequal distribution is to the advantage of everyone - John Rawls Mr. Fischer was...

April Fool

As if every day were first of April Her love keeps fooling me Wondering would I ever be fully wise Never to be again the quarry Of life’s...

IN LINDA’S WORLD IV: A Man Like Mr. Mwanyisa

You cannot make a man by standing a sheep on its hind legs. But by standing a flock of sheep in that position you...

IN LINDA’S WORLD III: On the Day That James Learnt to Ride

Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination Oscar Wilde There was a place in town, not quite far from home, where...

IN LINDA’S WORLD II: Uncle Jake – the Dreamer

A gift is as a precious stone in the eyes of him that hath it: witherto it turneth, it prospereth Proverbs 17:18 When James was...

IN LINDA’S WORLD I: Coming to Salisbury

 It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks about it, but few have seen it François de la Rochefoucauld  A...

IN LINDA’S WORLD

 A novel that drills into the secret world of a woman Introducing another intriguing story from Oladimeji Ramon. In this series of short posts, Dimeji...