Imbolo Mbue: Cameroon’s literary gem and Africa’s first million-dollar novelist

 Nkiacha Atemnkeng  Who is Imbolo Mbue? What does it mean to write a million-dollar novel? Nkiacha Atemkeng explores these questions and reviews “Emke“, Imbolo Mbue’s first published story.     When I first heard that a US-based writer from Cameroon,…

Unapologetic Voices of Women in 'Hear Word'

Ayodeji Rotinwa As one writes this, it seems likely that in a few weeks, the most powerful person in the world and the President of the United States of America may be a woman. Months ago, a brave young girl…

[Book Review] Adewale Maja-Pearce’s The House My Father Built

Amatesiro Dore Amatesiro Dore assesses Adewale Maja-Pearce’s memoir in an unorthodox review, which matches the nature of the book in question, as he highlights Maja-Pearce’s history as the troublemaker of African literature.   The House My Father Built, Adewale Maja-Pearce,…

Nameless Narrators in African Fiction

Zahrah Nesbitt-Ahmed explores the presence of nameless narrators in African Fiction, highlighting some of the most memorable nameless characters as they explore colonial and postcolonial rule, immigrant experience and love.

[TV Review] The Simpsons’ Nigerian Characters

Wesley Mead Moe, Princess Kemi (Fox) In the first of a two-part project on The Simpsons, Wesley Mead, while reviewing “The Princess Guide” [s26 e15], examines the decline of The Simpsons, from the cultural touchstone it used to be to…

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