A short piece on the theme of Belonging, read by the author at the 29th Annual PEN Faulkner Celebration in Washington, D.C., on October 16, 2017.
In the first of a series of restaurant reviews, Howard Maximus portrays the culinary twists and social turns that can transpire at Twist, a restaurant which sits atop a bank in Buea.
Tata’s ‘one man show’ video
Frank Kesi is a DMV-based singer, songwriter, and producer whose Afro-Pop sound is a transatlantic excursion to contemporary Afro-diaspora pop rhythms that blend Makossa sensibilities with the sexy-cool of early nineties’ R&B and the edge of reggaeton
Howard M-B Maximus A cover has many faces. As the language a book is written in changes, so does its…
What is the Anglophone Problem, who is Anglophone in Cameroon? On the basis of history and the Constitution, Harry Acha reflects on what the Anglophone Problem is (and is not), and the way forward.
A young rapper walks on the path to becoming the artistic semblable of a comedy icon.
Tobatele was not into tall voluptuous dark women, but he was into her that night. There was something about him that made Tosin curious; yes, she wanted to know him more, despite his annoying words and attitude. She just wasn’t prepared to know him that way…
A call to look back at history, recognise the loopholes, celebrate the beauty of culture, and map out a way forward to use the country’s multiculturalism and bilingualism as assets to conquer the world.
A young boy walks into the house to find his mother clutching a Bible, singing with tears in her eyes. This poignant story is deeply moving and focuses on the loss of a mother by her son who’s trying to comprehend death.
After two years away from home, the journey back to Nigeria comes with its own story. Most important is the story between a mother and her daughter, the love that exists between them and how they interact like sisters.