Bakwa Magazine seeks stories about your travelling experiences. What do airports, borders, passports and privilege when travelling mean to you? We seek fiction and nonfiction stories, critical essays, photography and poems that address these issues.
Ani Kayode Somtochukwu Perhaps a good place to start would be the day he first kissed you in his lodge, … More
Howard M-B Maximus (Photo credit: Inna Lazareva) 1. Choose a place. That Limbe is a coastal city means it … More
How do we articulate pain? It’s easy to think of physical pain, whereas emotional, mental and psychological pain are usually … More
Isabella Morris “How to learn a Language” is the second and final story of a two-part prelude to … More
For his first visit to Cameroon, the good doctor— Dr. Dami Ajayi— graces us with his humor-tinged raspy cadence. … More
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.
‘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.