This is the second book by Parker Bilal (pen name of Jamal Mahjoub) in his series about the private detective Makama. This man escaped from his native Sudan, worked as a policeman and now is a private detective in Cairo, where is considered an outsider. He lives on his own on a houseboat. His wife … Continue reading Review DOGSTAR RISING
How many readers still remember the name of K. Sello Duiker? This South African writer took his life in 2005. Before that fateful act he wrote two novels. He was seen as a great talent. In 20906 a book emerged written by him, an unfinished work. In this article Bongani Madondo and Rofhiwa Maneta talk … Continue reading This is how we lost him
This story was entered for the Igby Prize for Nonfiction. Now it has appeared on the internet, the story of all things. Written by Bofemane Joseph. You may read it here.
This is a general article about the rise of prominent writers from Nigeria. Nigeria seems to be a hotbed of talent. According to Wole Soyinka there is a search for the identity in the post-Biafra world.
Origami is a form of art, started in Japan and is about folding paper into intricate patterns and designs. An art for nimble hands and fingers and creative minds. A matter of concentration. The story ‘Origami‘ has been written by the Kenyan author Troy Onyango.
The Nigerian elections for the position for the federal president have been postponed. The preparations have been going on for ages and now there is a need for postponement. The Nigerian writer Chigozie Obioma shares his thoughts on the forthcoming elections.