Wednesday, July 24, 2024

DIACRITIQUE

The History of a Drink: Fiction by Kabu Okai-Davies

    Once upon a time in Ayallolo, an imaginary country...

Bessie Head: A Short Story by Abigail George

She is a poet and a writer. The English...

Him, Her: A Short Story by ‘Namdi Awa-Kalu

The first time I saw Shankey he was illuminated...

Of Writers, Writing on Conflicts and Wars in Africa

Forgetting is the final instrument of genocide. To witness...

The Wizard in Ngugi’s Craw: A Review by Ikhide R. Ikheloa

I did not enjoy reading Ngugi Wa Thiong’o’s hefty...

Language and Aesthetics in Eriata Oribhabor’s Abuja Na Kpangba An Oda Puem-Dem – A Review

Eriata Oribhabor. Abuja Na Kpangba an Oda Puem-Dem. Ibadan:...

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Reading Culture and the Government in Kenya: A Publisher’s View

Stakeholders in the book industry are agreed that Kenya...

Jonathon Matimba: An Appreciation of the Legendary Zimbabwean Sculptor

He has no regrets. He is happy with his choices. He smiles as usual, a carefree smile. He feels complete. After finishing every dream piece, he says, he feels complete...

Some Things Just Cannot Wait…Helon Habila Discusses Measuring Time With Ike Anya

Q: Congratulations on the publication of Measuring Time and...

Tolu Fagbure | Case Closed!

…tying the knot of Nigerian unity Characters ManWoman Performance Note  There is a...

Pus from the Bus: A Poem by Moffat Sebola

PUS FROM THE BUS Some government I know Is like a...

By the Waters of Uchu: Poems by Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

By the Waters of Uchu As spirits jostle In the mother...

Jazzy Blues: Winter Poems by Ikhide R. Ikheloa

Jazzy Blues The river is not the same river That was...

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Abigail George | This is what happens to my tears

This is what happens to my tears and the...

Azubuike Obi | Welcome to a New Dispensation

   Sista mi, how you naw? It has been...

Talent Madhuku | The Video Recordings

She can’t sleep. It must be the worry, seasoned...

Paul Chibuike Emenike | Idanre

IDANRE Woman you are sad!‘Tis the same with me.—Ralph Armattoe. I.My...

Abenea Ndago: A Funeral in Ladybrand

I am Tafadzwa. When I left Harare last month...

Ubong Johnson | Let Us All Go

It’s so cold. My nostrils are clogged. My cheeks...

Abu Ibrahim | Final Banquet of Desires

FINAL BANQUET OF DESIRES It is prison culture to give...

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