Saturday, July 20, 2024

DIACRITIQUE

Work Behind the Hills: A Short Story by Abenea Ndago

That night we told Baba and Mama about it....

Daisy Died of AIDS: Excerpt from a Novel by Tambu Kahari

Daisy died of AIDS. She died a week after...

Pronged Alternatives: A Short Story by Segun Akinyode

The first item his eyes stabbed when he slipped...

Autobiography as Metaphor for Fiction

In reflecting on my career as an author, I...

Footsteps in the Dust: An Essay by Seotsa ‘Soh’ Manyeli

He called it footsteps in the dust. He made...

The African Writer in the Post Decolonization Era

It would take many years to forget the fact...

PLAY

“I’d love to see more Africans writing about Africa” – Segun Afolabi

Segun Afolabi is the winner of the 2005 Caine...

G’Ebinyo Ogbowei: On Empires, Prickly Poetry and the Coming Hour of Reckoning

Uche Peter Umez interviews G’Ebinyo Ogbowei, former Head of...

Pius Adesanmi: On A Re-Branding Mission Overseas

A young Nigerian lecturer in a Canadian university explains...

Tolu Fagbure | Case Closed!

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

Glennise Ayuk: Three Poems

WHO KNOWS? In the judgment square of Ogomukoko village, deep past...

The Bride: Poetry by Vincent de Paul

THE BRIDE I last saw her on her wedding day She...

Bayo Aderoju: Two Poems

on the radio, the pastor preaches how to be...

LAST MONTH ...

Abigail George | This is what happens to my tears

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

Abu Ibrahim | Final Banquet of Desires

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

Azubuike Obi | Welcome to a New Dispensation

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

Abenea Ndago: A Funeral in Ladybrand

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

Talent Madhuku | The Video Recordings

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

Ubong Johnson | Let Us All Go

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

Paul Chibuike Emenike | Idanre

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

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