Mariam Bakre Pens Memoir: Oyinbo Karimu

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Popular social media influencer Mory Coco has written a memoir that explores her life while growing up on Karimu Street, a rural area near Ojuelegba, for thirteen years.

In Oyinbo Karimu, Mory Coco talks about the complexities of her upbringing, shedding light on the realities of life in a rural area with limited resources and the impact it had on her. Through her reflections, she explores themes of faith, motherhood, friendship, and resilience, inviting readers to contemplate their journeys and find inspiration in her story.

“I spent 13 years of my life on Karimu Street. Raised by a single mum and her grandparents, I had to grow up fast. And with this growth came a lot of knowledge I don’t think is mine alone to keep. I have gone ahead to share this knowledge with the hope that it will better the lives of the people who come in contact with the book,” Mory Coco says.

Oyinbo Karimu is scheduled for release on May 3rd, 2024.

Congratulations to Mory Coco on her success. 

Bongiwe T. Maphosa

Bongiwe T. Maphosa

Bongiwe Maphosa is a budding author with a passion for storytelling. With her thought-provoking narratives, she takes her readers on a literary adventure. Bongiwe's works on the human condition from a fresh perspective have earned her recognition and publications in the Avbob Poetry Anthology of 2019, The Writer's Club of South Africa 2021, and JAY Lit in 2021. She hopes to cement her place in the literary community.