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Finally! Wole Soyinka’s Book "Ake" made Into Film

Friday, September 21, 2018
The film adaptation of Wole Soyinka rsquo;s classic childhood memoir, Ake: The Years of Childhood is now available on Amazon and other online platforms. The director of the movie, Dapo Adeniyi, made this known to our correspondent on Thursday. Set during World War II years, the stor ...

 a Short Story: The Danger Of A Suit

Monday, September 3, 2018
Eziokwu, wearing a suit can put a man in trouble. Years ago, my boss, a wealthy medical doctor and the head of a well known NGO headquartered in Enugu, chose me to represent him at a HIV lecture programme organized by a coalition of anti-HIV/STD university and polytechnic groups at Nnamdi Azikiwe Un ...

The Author of House for Mr. Biswas, Sir V. S. Naipaul has died, will Africa Mour

Sunday, August 26, 2018
When Wole Soyinka won the literature Nobel Prize in 1986 V. S. Naipaul condemned the Swedish academy for lsquo;urinating on literature rsquo; by giving the world rsquo;s most covetous literature Prize to a black person. Naipaul condemned the Swedish academy for recognizing the black skin, according ...

A Travelogue To Ijoto River

Saturday, August 18, 2018
It was indeed a great moment spending my day in the midst of fellow writers, as we all thronged at Ojoto, the country home of one of us -- Late Poet Christopher Okigbo of blessed memory. Yes; it was the Return To Idoto (part 2), which is a periodic poetic festival and fanfare held in memory of ...

Godwin Cornelius Udagbor Emerges A Strong Contender in the DustyManuscript Conte

Saturday, August 4, 2018
A bright and ardent young Nigerian Writer, Godwin Cornelius Udagbor has indeed proved his worth in the field of pen as he shines in the first ever Dusty Manuscript Contest 2018 with his mind-flaring manuscript titled Cry Of The Forest. This was made known in a recent release by the organizers of ...

ON THE LINE - A Short Story By Henry Chukwuemeka Onyema

Friday, July 27, 2018
Chidi Kazie was my best friend. We first met in JSS1 at St. Finbarr rsquo;s College, Akoka, Yaba. That was the day our fathers came to complete our registration formalities. One gaze at each other and the fire of friendship burnt our hearts. Over the years we became a latter day David and Jonathan. ...

Book Review: A New Anthology on African Perspectives of Feminism is out

Saturday, July 7, 2018
Literature on feminism and domestic politics in Africa has been known to be a reserve of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for a long time, but now things are taking a new direction, there is a new anthology of essays on on feminism, edited by Jen Thorpe and Published by Kwela books in South Africa . The tit ...

The Kenyan Writer, Makena Onjerika is Finally Awarded 2018 Caine Prize

Saturday, July 7, 2018
Makena Onjerikahas won the 2018 Caine Prize for her short story Fanta Blackcurrant published in Wasafiri in 2017. Onjerika is the fourth writer from Kenya to win the Caine Prize. The previous ones are Binyavanga Wainaina in 2002, Yvonne Owuor in 2003, and OkwiriOduor in 2013. On giving ...
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