Nnedi Okorafor asks us to eat more insects. Taiye Selasi in Bikini. Zakes Mda is not impressed by Beyonce. Efemia Chela opines on Nikki Minaj’s anaconda dance. Sarah Lotz opens up on her “killer profile.”
Wainaina Binyavanga freaks out about a certain Nigerian delicacy. Ikhide Ikheloa is interested in “road’s nipples.” Don’t ask me what that means.
If only we read just their tweets! African writer wouldn’t seem so stern, serious, and stodgy.
The lying down twerk Nicki Minaj does in the Anaconda video seems like my kind of thing. Half lazy, half motivated. — LanaViolence (@efemiachela) August 21, 2014ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
We should eat more insects. — Nnedi Okorafor, PhD (@Nnedi) August 20, 2014
— Mukoma Wa Ngugi (@MukomaWaNgugi) August 13, 2014
Stupid predictive text. I type Beyond it comes up with Beyoncé. What do I want with Beyoncé? — Zakes Mda (@ZakesMda) August 20, 2014
American Airlines: reminding you why you hate to fly. — Dinaw Mengestu (@dinawmengestu) February 22, 2014
The pictures of me breakdancing have been destroyed. — Lauren Beukes (@laurenbeukes) August 12, 2014
— Taiye Selasi (@taiyeselasi) August 8, 2014
Nigeria: The forests and the streams bring food to the road, the road’s nipples feed us all day, breasts full, groaning on grumbling trucks. — Lord of the Gourds (@ikhide) August 19, 2014
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— warsan shire (@warsan_shire) February 21, 2014
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