Africa

Jhalak Prize
Jennifer N. Makumbi Shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize

Jhalak Shortlist announced: Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s ‘The First Woman’ nominated.

Whispers

A tale of thoughts and whispers - of a journey to a home unknown.

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The Beginning’s End

When his dad left, he had his mum. With his mum gone, who does he have?

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‘The Death Of Comrade President’ by Alain Mabanckou

A review of Alain Mabanckou’s novel ‘The Death of Comrade President’.

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‘His Only Wife’ by Peace Adzo Medie

A review of ‘His Only Wife’ by Peace Adzo Medie.

International Booker Prize
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Nominated for International Booker

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o and David Diop have been longlisted for the 2021 International Booker Prize.

‘The Days of Silence’ by Angel Patricks Amegbe

Review of ‘The Days of Silence’ by Angel Patricks Amegbe

Carly Jamieson
One With The Earth

A poem about endings and new beginnings, by Kataru Yahya, aka Capricorn Quill.

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Ethno-Religious Conflicts in Nigeria

An examination of the ramifications of ethno-religious conflicts in Nigeria today.

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About Me in Africa […]

A personal reflection on the effects of colonialism, racism, and religion on the North African identity

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Nawal El Saadawi
Nawal El Saadawi Dies at Age 89

The death of feminist icon Nawal El Saadawi is mourned around the world.

‘Once Upon A Childhood’ by Lara Brown

Literandra Review of ‘Once Upon a Childhood’ by Lara Brown.