Monday, July 22, 2024

DIACRITIQUE

“Good Evening!” Street: A Short Story by Odili Ujubuoñu

Mother served me to the world when she was...

Truth: A Short Story by Oscar Mubila

'Yes this is Pastor Bwalya... no... what... bloody... ok...

Austine Osas: Poetic Justice

Maryam and Ovie met on the first day of...

#100WordsFor30Days: A Facebook Writing Journey

  On the 9th of February 2014, we set forth...

Imagine That! Visions of the World In the New Millennium (1)

 SUMMARY Football is not a game of mathematics. Ironically, so...

Sunbeams and Shadows: Reflections of a Poet’s Realities

Book title:      Sunbeams and Shadows Author:          Saddiq Dzukogi Genre:            Poetry Publisher:     Origami,...

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The Ladies at the White Board: A Memoir Excerpt by Henry Chukwuemeka Onyema

PART 1 When I walked into the then staff room...

Ali Znaidi: A poem is a kind of selfie captured in words

Ali Znaidi is a widely anthologised writer. A Tunisian...

Those Who Propound ‘African Literature’ Can’t Explain It – Helon Habila

As a child growing up, Helon Habila’s father wanted...

Tolu Fagbure | Case Closed!

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

Kunle Okesipe: Horoscope for My Homeland

HOROSCOPE FOR MY HOMELAND Today, as the sun crosses the...

Ayomide Michael Bayowa: Asylum

ASYLUM      Far-off,     we follow the hearts of rivers      in...

Shallow Graves: Poems by Sola Osofisan

SHALLOW GRAVES Cemetery songs scrape the mind stealing like spiritual worms...

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Paul Chibuike Emenike | Idanre

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

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...

Ubong Johnson | Let Us All Go

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

Abenea Ndago: A Funeral in Ladybrand

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

Abigail George | This is what happens to my tears

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

Talent Madhuku | The Video Recordings

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

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