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‘The Day I Fell Off My Island’ by Yvonne Bailey-Smith

A review of Yvonne Bailey-Smith’s novel ‘The Day I Fell Off My Island’.

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‘His Only Wife’ by Peace Adzo Medie

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

About Me in Africa […]

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

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‘Virtually Yours’ Returns with Natasha Omokhodion

Zukiswa Wanner returns with another instalment of ‘Virtually Yours’

‘Memoirs of a Lazy Korfa’ by Tunmise Usikalu

Our review of “Memoirs of a Lazy Korfa” a book that plays out during a 3 week NYSC Camp in Kano

Invocation

A call to the past from the present - with a view to the future

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This is Not Au Revoir

A short story about love, loss, and the pursuit of happiness against all odds

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‘A Very Young Judge’ by Leila Aboulela

A review of ‘A Very Young Judge’, a short story by Leila Aboulela, published in the landmark anthology ‘New Daughters of Africa’.

‘A Broken People’s Playlist’ by Chimeka Garricks

Book Review of Chimeka Garricks’ short-story collection ‘A Broken People’s Playlist’, published by Masobe Books.

‘This Is Not Au Revoir’ by Zukiswa Wanner

Review of the short story ‘This is Not Au Revoir’ by Zukiswa Wanner

‘House of Stone’ by Novuyo Rosa Tshuma

Book Review of Novuyo Rosa Tshuma’s debut novel ‘House of Stone’.

‘Radiance of Tomorrow’ by Ishmael Beah

Book Review of Ishmael Beah’s first novel ‘Radiance of Tomorrow’