African Literature

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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Wanted: WomanFest Writers-in-Residence

Open call for Ghanaian Women Writers by LOATAD ahead of WomanFest

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.

Sunday Dinner

A reunion that threatens to crack the very foundations upon which this family stands

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Sulaiman Addonia Signs with Canongate

Sulaiman Addonia has signed with Canongate for his new novel ‘The Seers’.

‘The Days of Silence’ by Angel Patricks Amegbe

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

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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