For his first visit to Cameroon, the good doctor— Dr. Dami Ajayi— graces us with his humor-tinged raspy cadence.…
I carry his memory around me…. I bear him in my pouch like a kangaroo carries her young…. I do not remember clearly anyone before him. Do they even exist? Every love I’ve had before now has become hazy, chaff…
Bakwacast sits down with Florian Ngimbis —the unapologetic, vociferous, and hilarious—, for conversations on publishing, digital activism, and taking the online impact into the offline world.
While pinpointing exactly when the idea of Bakwacast took hold may be difficult, a look into the editor of Bakwa Magazine’s journey may reveal unavoidable correlations.
For 100 days, between December 2, 2017 and March 12, 2018, we ran a social media campaign to shed more light on Cameroonian writing, called 100 Days of Cameroonian Literature
We trace our ancestry and the circumstances leading to the creation of Bakwa Magazine
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.
‘Easy going’ doesn’t quite describe her demeanor. As soon as she starts explaining the games she played with her siblings, it’s easy to notice the light in her eyes glowing from a genuine love of wonder.
Christine Eyene carries her history on her sleeve. Like a majority of the continent’s youth in their twenty-somethings, she can’t escape the pervading feeling of loss, yet she is treading through the art history scene in leaps and bounds.
Friday 29 June – Sunday 1 July British Library & Rich Mix, London From Friday 29 June to Sunday…
Where does history begin in historical fiction?
In 13th century Africa, before the transatlantic slave trade, Akam, a young albino boy, through a series of dramatic events, discovers that he is not who he thought he was. This concludes our series of excerpts introducing Zebra comics from Cameroon.
Part of a series of excerpts introducing Zebra comics from Cameroon, Aliya relates the story of a woman whose past, present and future are full of mysteries that began way before she was born.