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.
Tumbu, the first in a series of excerpts introducing Zebra comics from Cameroon, highlights how people relate to life and to each other in very different ways.
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
11 years after his death, we revisit Bate Besong’s legacy by republishing one of his most in-depth interviews
What happens if 11 eccentric inmates transform a prison visitor booth into a colourful fashion haven
Midnight I Sometimes in the wind I cannot breathe. So much air around me— none inside of me. He is between my legs, he seeks freedom. I am beneath his words. He calls out to a God he has…
Contrary to the past two years, where nonfiction and reviews topped the most-read list, our readers engaged more with fiction this year —from conversations about whether a father should be buried in the land of his birth or in another…