Monday, July 22, 2024

DIACRITIQUE

Lucy Mwelu: Mchele

I coughed and sputtered violently when the door to...

Lucy Mwelu | The Crawler Warrior

They were back. Karimba craned his neck and squinted his...

Slavery Stole my Identity: Fiction by Brian Moyo

MOTHER said I should have been born on the...

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...

The Unsung Nigerian Writer in a Hip-hop World

She was staring at the computer when I grabbed...

These Things Around Our Necks: A Review by Ikhide R. Ikheloa

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s latest work, The Thing Around Your...

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Sandra A. Mushi: The Survival of Women is Still at the Mercy of Men

Sandra A. Mushi is an interior architect, poet and...

Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún: Renaissance is Badly Needed in African Language Literature

36-year-old Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún is a poet, blogger, linguist and...

Uzor Maxim Uzoatu: The Legend of Ben Tomoloju

The arts scene of Lagos, nay Nigeria, owes a...

Tolu Fagbure | Case Closed!

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

Darfur: Poems by Elizabeth Z. Tshele

Darfur whose blood is this that baptizes the wind? this blood,...

Zama Madinana | lines for tsitsi

lines for tsitsi when you crossed the limpopo river with a...

For Poets that I Love: Poems by Abigail George

For Mxolesi Nyezwa This hypomanic Feeling that I have is of...

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Talent Madhuku | The Video Recordings

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

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...

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...

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...

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