Wednesday, July 24, 2024

DIACRITIQUE

It Was a Good Day: Fiction by Toyosi Elizabeth Temitope

Papalolo gingerly stepped on to the mini pako bridge...

Mohamed Mahou | Beyond Reproach

Zayd, disgusted and exasperated, bounced about on the ripped...

Jasmine: Fiction by Sandra A. Mushi

She couldn’t keep her eyes awake though she felt...

Female Representation in Nigerian Literature: An Essay by Razinat Muhammed

NIGERIAN literature, beginning with pre-independence publications of Amos Tutuola's...

Why Imprisonment of Writers Contributed Most to African Literature

A condition that an African writer should conform to canons of European languages when writing is a vice which Ngugi has described as canonicity. Beyond this an African and Kenyan youth both in freedom and in detention or graduate or not can still write. Superbly write. The only Kilimanjaro they are to climb is mastery of their respective mother tongues and indigenous languages...

Niyi Osundare’s Tender Moments in the UK

Poet and scholar Niyi Osundare breezed through Britain recently,...

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Why I write in the dead of night – Ogaga Ifowodo

Like most prominent writers, Ogaga Ifowodo started his writing...

The Mystique of Maxim

(for Uzor Maxim Uzoatu, Boroja I, Obi of Ikate,...

Interview with James Murua, Founder of JamesMurua.com

Webmasters, bloggers and editors of literary websites are usually...

Tolu Fagbure | Case Closed!

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

Ohikhuare Isuku: Let’s Keep a Tryst

LET US KEEP A TRYST Let’s keep a tryst beyond where...

An Opening Eye: Poems by Chris Msosa

AT HIS HOUSE I visited the Poet’s house. At the living...

By the Waters of Uchu: Poems by Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

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

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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...

Abigail George | This is what happens to my tears

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

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...

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...

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