Five years after breaking onto Cameroon’s music scene in 2012 through a featuring on Jovi’s HIV album, RCHL asserts her presence by releasing SOLR Vol. 1, a maiden EP that sparks interest because of its content and creative context.
Developed as part of Saout Africa(s), a collaboration with SAVVY Funk, Berlin, for Every Time A Ear di Soun, Documenta 14 Radio Program, Carte blanche explores Cameroon’s Anglophone identity through culture.
Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix presents ‘Still unresolved and very much ongoing’, a selection of works by Delaine Le Bas, Thierry Geoffroy, Elsa M’bala, Gideon Mendel, and texts from Bakwa Magazine and its editor Dzekashu MacViban.
Bakwa Staff Writer Uzoma Ihejirika caught up with TJ Benson, 2016 Short Story Day Africa first runner-up winner, whose story ‘Tea’ crawled all over the internet.
Bakwa staff writer, Uzoma Ihejirika, got into conversation with Roy Udeh-Ubaka, whose first short story “A Certain Kind of Longing” was published in Bakwa Magazine, to discuss love, identity and power, and the inspiration behind the story.
The Bakwa Magazine Reading Series is a public quarterly event which brings together a wide selection of writers, translators, editors and poets, and connects them to various local communities through events hosted in different cities.
In his first short story to be published, Roy weaves the intricacies of relationship issues, as experienced by the narrator, and by the latter’s aunt, into a beautiful juxtaposition that portrays two people’s differing approaches to love.
Short Story Day Africa, in partnership with the Goethe-Institut, calls for submissions in view of a series of one-day workshops hosted in several cities.
The administrators of the Literary Exchange Workshop Programme — Goethe-Institut Lagos and Goethe-Institut Kamerun, Saraba Magazine and Bakwa Magazine — are pleased to announce the ten shortlisted participants: 1. Donna Coco Nsofor (Nigeria) 2. Adeosun Adams Abayomi (Nigeria) 3. Ajinomoh…