Wednesday, July 24, 2024

DIACRITIQUE

Salvaging Sanity: Fiction by Ciru Israel

I ran into my ex-boyfriend the other day. Or...

And I Alone Am Left to Protect Thee…A Short Story by Amran Gaye

"There are two Kumbas, one with a mother, and...

Nails for Bread: Flash Fiction by Kenechukwu `Childless’ Obiezu

He drove the nail harder, increasingly growing careless about...

Writing the New African: Migration and Modern African Literary Identity

It was a simple ceremony. Yet, at the end...

Just Flow!

The popular jingle "If it is not Panadol it...

How to Draw Eyebrows: by Ekomobong Ekpenyong

I am a girl now. I believe I am....

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Images that Linger, Words that Bite

  And now the horn may paw the air, Howling goodbye. -...

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

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

E.E. Sule: A Burden to Get it Right

The problems with my earlier books are not really my problems, they are Nigeria’s problems! Almost all books published in Nigeria have similar problems. So, instead of running away, so to say, from our problem by not listing our poorly produced books in Nigeria, we should face the problems!

Tolu Fagbure | Case Closed!

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

ggayisi: Another Place

Another Place I write from another world, where eyes bleed like...

The Cross-Continental Black Nation: A Poem by Rukayat Ololade Aliyu

The Cross-Continental Black Nation The Cross-Continental Black Nation is a...

Abigail George | This is what happens to my tears

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

LAST MONTH ...

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...

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...

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