Some Things Are Most Beautiful in the Dark

  1. Mother pressed the sweltering blade deeper into my left thigh, ignoring my scream this time. The blood was a thin streak of bluish-red. She sighed and wiped it off my thigh with her fingers. She raised my breasts…

Bad Lake

François and his two colleagues, Fondzenyuy, and Murphy, stared at the gas siphoning system installed in Lake Nyos with excitement. Two very long polyethylene pipes set up vertically from the bottom of the lake to its surface emerged in the…

Sane Sundays

cliquez ici pour lire la version en français Where the sun is brightest, where all the main roads in Kimboh meet, the man sits and glares into thin air. The Harmattan breeze has come with great gifts: pieces of papers…

Bakwa Literary Festival

  Join us for the Bakwa Literary Festival, an exciting virtual (Instagram Live) event celebrating books and authors from Cameroon online. The festival, which will take place from May 15-19 seeks to bring people together in these sad, troubling times and provide…

Une bataille aux crachats

Image: Crazy nook ( shutterstock) click here to read in English On me dit que le pays est anémié Les vampires l’ont vidé de son sang Que bientôt le rideau des ombres Nous séparera de lui — Géraldin Mpesse « Libérez…

Your Feet Will Lead You Where Your Heart Is: Introducing a Short Story Anthology

These stories, through the prism of empathy, form a kaleidoscope of realities and experiences that, ultimately, portray us all as beings in quest of peace, love, and a sense of belonging.

Anaki

Anaki is an afrofuturistic comic book series by Zebra Comics that relates the story of a girl born with power that is forbidden by the gods of her nation— gods that seek to destroy her as she struggles to survive. Below…

Partir c’est mourir un peu

Aller à l’étranger quand on est camerounais… Un calvaire selon certains, un conte surréaliste pour d’autres…

Taxi Drivers Who Drive Us Nowhere

Lagos, my friend says, is sick in both senses of the word; a city dealing with Dissociative Identity Disorder, with an emphasis on Dissociative…

How to Eat Roasted Fish in Limbe

(Photo credit: Inna Lazareva)   1. Choose a place. That Limbe is a coastal city means it is literally surrounded by fish. Most people love the proximity of Down Beach, which translates into the nearness to raw material, and comes…

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