Mallam Sile can represent the color Dark blue because Sile is very smart and he knows what he wants. Plus he got the strive to be successful. “Mallam Sile” by Mohammed Naseehu Ali was short listed in for the Caine Prize. Of the eleven Caine stories I have read it is clearly in. 13 dez. Exposition Conflict Resolution Mallam Sile is a lonely man, who owns a tea shop on Zongo street in Kumasi, Ghana. Mallam was treated poorly.

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I’m looking forward to being a follower of your blog and checking out all your future posts as well! There is a fight! He threw a sixth punch and missed. I have not yet read this story. Meanwhile Abeeba continued her offensive. Why am I being treated with such respect, even by the worst and most stubborn rascals on the street?

She gave him a mean, hard look as she walked away. Comments on this thread are that of the maker and they do not necessarily reflect the organizations stand or views on issues.

I love that you’ve been reading all of the Caine Prize short stories, I really should read more of them myself as the ones that I have read have been good.


Mallam Sile

Her voice was coarse and full of menace. Come and separate the fight, o! He was greeted politely by the tough guy, something he had never done before.

Prin pirin pi, Wein son! Thank you, Mel U. I want to leave the rest of this story unspoiled as I hope others will have the pleasure of reading this story for the first time. And they are often the subject of Ali’s work, which is wonderful. Half of them called out Piri pirin pi, while the other half responded, Wen son! He would be the loser in the end.

Last year I read his collection, The Prophet of Zongo Street, and really enjoyed it – I recommend it if you do come across it! Newer Post Older Post Home. With all the might he could muster, Samadu threw another fist, but Abeeba had already anticipated it. An hour later, when they were preparing to open the teashop for their customers, Abeeba announced that Samadu had paid the money he owed them.

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The harder the crowd cheered for Samadu, the fancier his footwork became. But Abeeba had come prepared: Share your story with us: Prior to that, Abeeba had tried amicably to collect the money Samadu owed them, which was 80 cedis.


With a blinding quickness she seized Samadu by the sleeping wrapper tied around his neck and began to punch him. Samadu knew immediately mwllam if he engaged Abeeba in a wrestling match, she would use her bulky mass to force him to the ground.

mallaam She jumped quickly on top of him and began to whack him violently. You’ve said just enough to pique my interest.

He stumbled on his left foot when he tried to connect the seventh blow, and he landed within a foot of Abeeba. Zongo is traditionally the part of an urban area where people from the predominantly Muslim North migrate to.

I hope a lot of people join in.

I don’t usually enjoy reading stories online, but I might just get over that He buried his small body in her massive, protective frame and soon fell into a deep, dreamless sleep.