She got that glow


The Nigeria-rooted academic and writer Nnedi Okorafor has been on a steady climb in the world of literature and entertainment. She graced the red carpet with the man who accompanied her. To many the name of the man, George R.R. Martin, is more famous than Nnedi Okorafor, at least to some. To her fanbase Nnedi … Continue reading She got that glow

Northern Nigeria Creative Development: The Valley And The Boundary


Today is the start of a festival at the northern Nigerian town Minna. Many literary events take place in the southern parts of the country and it seems that the northern parts are left behind and left on their own. Well, Minna takes up the challenge. Have a look at the website of this festival. 

In Conversation: Nnedi Okorafor on Venom, George R.R. Martin and


There seems to be no end in publicity for the work of Nnedi Okorafor. She has left her academic career and is now devoted totally to her writing career, a career that doubles as an adventure. In this interview she tells more about her relationship with the man behind Game Of Thrones. His name is … Continue reading In Conversation: Nnedi Okorafor on Venom, George R.R. Martin and

‘I was nearly shot because I couldn’t speak my dad’s language’


Ben Okri has made a name for himself as writer, based in The United Kingdom, with his Nigerian roots. Now he is making a name for his adaptation of a famous novel by the French-Algerian writer Albert Camus. He turned the novel into a play. He wanted to stress the situation of the Arab with … Continue reading ‘I was nearly shot because I couldn’t speak my dad’s language’