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Kwani? A Journal's claim to the New Kenya

Kwani? A Journal’s claim to the New Kenya

As the brainchild of Caine Prize winner Binyavanga Wainaina, Kwani? Journal boasts a history of provocative writings on identity and the nation of Kenya, changing the image of Kenyan literature worldwide. Kwani? 07…

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Diriye Osman | F is for Fairytales

Diriye Osman is a short story writer and illustrator bringing much needed power, panache and pretty to the genre. His first collection of short stories Fairytales For Lost Children traces the lives of…

Tolerence & Humility, Brooding Letters to Nigeria

Tolerence & Humility, Brooding Letters to Nigeria

Ever since I can recall, road travel has terrified me. It may have something to do with the grotesque scenes of road accidents splayed in the papers. Back in the 1990s, that was…

Together in the Picture

Together in the Picture

John Peffer scans the photographic styles that image a black South African self outside the Apartheid frames of negation, negativity and separation.   Senyane Boshielo holding her wedding portrait, produced by Alpheus Gwangwa…

Thought Structures, Deconstructing a Ugandan State of Mind

Thought Structures, Deconstructing a Ugandan State of Mind

How one Ugandan poet, Peter Kagayi, is surviving the literary desert one step at a time. It is a thwarting affair to talk about ‘Ugandan writing’, a domain infamously described by Ugandan-Sudanese poet…

Typography + Language + Writing Systems = Afrikan Alphabets

Typography + Language + Writing Systems = Afrikan Alphabets

I am quick to confess that I am an easy sell-out to a top piece of print, yet at times this has been thwarted by unresolved issues that I hold with the graphic…

Nii Obodai | What Happened to Our Dream of Independence?

Nii Obodai | What Happened to Our Dream of Independence

Opening the pages of Who Knows Tomorrow, one is presented with stark and compassionate portraits, hazy silhouettes and distant landscapes. A variance in light, the adjustment of the lens so that the frame…

Folorunsho, An Abundant Concept

Folorunsho, An Abundant Concept

The more you give the more you get! Whenever you share with others you realise how much you have. When you give, you feel rich. We want to share with you all we…

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