Saturday, July 20, 2024

DIACRITIQUE

Crossroads: Fiction by Nnaemeka Oruh

The rain stopped falling in August of the previous...

Heaven Is a Queendom: Fiction by Abenea Ndago

The drum of their voices was beating in my...

Wasted: Fiction by Jennifer N. Mbunabo

The curtains reeled in the breeze. A stormy night...

Africa’s Elite and the Western Media

  Greek mythology has it that Sisyphus, once the king...

The 21st Century African as a Cosmopolitan Individual in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah

“Later that night I held an atlas in my lap ran...

Song of a Riverbird…A Review

  Lola Shoneyin, Song of a Riverbird. Lagos, Nigeria: Ovalonion...

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Wesley Macheso: Fiction is greater than the reality it mirrors

Wesley Macheso teaches Creative Writing and Literature at Mzuzu...

Gender in African Literature Today: A Conversation with Asante Lucy Mtenje

Asante Lucy Mtenje is a Malawian academic, creative writer,...

Uwem Akpan: On Bullets, Bestsellers and Bedbugs

Uwem Akpan In conversation with Sola Osofisan. In 2008, Uwem...

Tolu Fagbure | Case Closed!

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

Beast: Poetry by Nwachukwu Egbunike

Alusi You were You are You remain Tears are for the dead Joy is...

What the Witchdoctors Say: Poems by Konye Obaji Ori

Secret of the Sun Raised by the bare bones of...

My Lover’s Absence: Poems by Jonathan Otamere Endurance

MY LOVER'S ABSENCE I stitch my voice — Little by little, Garner...

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Abigail George | This is what happens to my tears

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

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...

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...

Talent Madhuku | The Video Recordings

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

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