Friday, July 12, 2024

DIACRITIQUE

Laughter: Fiction by Wesley Macheso

My attitude towards the world changed the day I...

Street Cleansing: A Short Story by Agnes Aineah

‘Who is there?’ Ras stretched, pushing his legs out of...

No Thoroughfare: A Short Story by Bunmi Oyinsan

Last night I dreamt but it was really a...

A Reading Culture Is Good for both the Poor and the Rich

The Western world has a passion and regard for...

Mourning Gunter Wilhelm Grass, Author of ‘The Tin Drum’

I have been reading The Tin Drum since December...

Adaora Chinedu | Miracles That Come in Ampoules and Vials

You have stayed in the places you should exit,...

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Nnedi Okorafor: I just have stories to tell…

Nnedi Okorafor is an important writer, period. She is...

Sanya Osha: Doing Violence to the Idea of the Novel

Sola Osofisan interviews poet, novelist and philosopher Sanya Osha,...

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

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

Tolu Fagbure | Case Closed!

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

Bees in an Anthill: Poetry by Efe Ogufere

BEES IN AN ANTHILL Ibiye, I want to unlearn you, the...

A Matter of Size: Poems by Charlina Daitouah

Back to Earth So deathly bored am I, of all...

Unreturned Affections: Poems by Eterigho Oghenekome Humphrey

UNRETURNED AFFECTIONS Her presence quenches my thirst Yet her response makes...

LAST MONTH ...

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...

Azubuike Obi | Welcome to a New Dispensation

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

Abu Ibrahim | Final Banquet of Desires

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

Abigail George | This is what happens to my tears

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

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