Essays

The Writer’s Voice in a Political World

The role of the writer in a political, social, and artistically-conscious world.

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When a man collapses

A narrative essay, recounting a personal story of family, faith, and loss.

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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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In memory of Patrice Lumumba’s Independence Speech

A tribute to Patrice Lumumba and his Independence Speech.

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African Publishers: Why We Need Them

An opinion piece on why we should support African publishers.

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We Need More: African Orature in Focus

An opinion piece that calls for the preservation of African oral traditions in written form, regardless of language

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The 21st Century African: How Nationalism changed Pan-Africanism

An opinion piece that examines the evolving state of Pan-African identity, through modern history.

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Black and Female: Where Racism Meets Sexism

An opinion piece on the unique form of oppression that black women (and girls) have faced through history and still face in the present.

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The Racial Palette: From Black to White

A critical look into race, colour, and identity between the 18th century and the present day.

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