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Ikire Jones and the Art of Blending Fashion and African Storytelling

Ikire Jones is not just a fashion brand. It is a creative project that enriches fashion with an aesthetic ideology of storytelling. At the helms of affairs are Walé Oyéjidé who is the creative director and bespoke tailor Sam Hubler. Both men live and work in Philadelphia. Over the years, the duo have established a reputation […]

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Adichie Pokes Fun At African Fashion Lingo and Writing Style

  You know Ifemelu, right? The principal character in Adichie’s hit novel, Americanah. A few weeks ago, I brought you news {HERE} that Ifemelu’s blog—loved by readers of Americanah— has come to life in a worpress blog titled The Small Redemptions of Lagos. The posts are written by Adichie-writing-as-Ifemelu. You should check it out. It’s like […]

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PHOTOS | The Asmara Addis Literary Festival in Exile: a Pan-African Event for Feminism, Free Love, and Radical Ideas

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The inaugural Asmara Addis Literary Festival in Exile was held from 8–10 February 2019, in Brussels, Belgium. Founded by Eritrean-Ethiopian novelist […]

Fever | Sarah Lubala | Poetry

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  In a Bali hotel room I shed electricity some quirk of the medication tends and stokes kindles against me […]

The University of Dar es Salaam to Host Ceremony for the 2018 Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 

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The 2018 winners of the Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature winners will be honoured at the University of Dar es […]

Death’s Swoop | Andile Ndlovu | Fiction

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  On the morning of our mother’s funeral, three women showed up unannounced and unavoidably. Three women I had seen […]

A Dead Deer from the Past | Romeo Oriogun | Memoir

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WHEN HE PASSED BY ME FOR the first time, I was on my second glass of Venus Portion, a cocktail made […]

Trifonia Melibea Obono’s La Bastarda, the First English-Language Novel by a Woman from Equatorial Guinea, Honoured by Global Literature in Libraries Initiative Prize

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Trifonia Melibea Obono’s La Bastarda, the first English-language novel by a woman from Equatorial Guinea, has been named an honour […]

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