Monday, July 22, 2024

DIACRITIQUE

Yours, African Woman: Fiction by Elizabeth Joshua

I grew up in Eastern Nigeria with Grandmother. Grandma...

The Contract: Fiction by Ekpeki Oghenechovwe Donald

I couldn’t talk about myself without talking about my...

The Foredoom of Moribu Kenda: A Short Story by Amran Gaye

  In the 40th year of his life Moribu Kenda...

How to Draw Eyebrows: by Ekomobong Ekpenyong

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

Jailed in the Black Body: A Review of Caleb Azumah’s Open Water

Caleb Azumah Nelson's recent novel Open Water (2021) explores...

Darkness Visible: An Essay by Abigail George

And so we come to the gist of the...

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Dr. Amitabh Mitra: A Creative Approach to Healing

  Sola Osofisan interviews Dr. Amitabh Mitra, a South African...

In the Footsteps of Achebe: Enter Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

A few years ago, over drinks with Ladipo Soetan,...

Violet Barungi: I try to highlight social issues affecting women

1.    You began writing while still a student at...

Tolu Fagbure | Case Closed!

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

A Thousand Origami: Poems by Emuobome Jemikalajah

A THOUSAND ORIGAMI I am a worn-out piece of paper. For...

Cupid’s Prayer: Poems by Dayo Adefila

NIGHT SHIFT I can’t believe what I see; Bipeds making believe...

Soloist for the State: Two Poems by Nnaemeka Oruh

Soloist for the State The land is green, It’s green...

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Paul Chibuike Emenike | Idanre

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

Abigail George | This is what happens to my tears

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

Azubuike Obi | Welcome to a New Dispensation

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

Abenea Ndago: A Funeral in Ladybrand

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

Abu Ibrahim | Final Banquet of Desires

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

Ubong Johnson | Let Us All Go

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

Talent Madhuku | The Video Recordings

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

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