Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Essays

Essay publications by Praxis Magazine for Arts and Literature.

“Stories And The Illiterates Amongst Us” by Samuel Okopi

Stories And The Illiterates Amongst Us by Samuel Okopi   It has been fairly established worldwide that education is a right and not a privilege. Literacy, a...

Some Books do Have Them: On the 2016 Etisalat Prize ceremony...

Some Books do Have Them: On the 2016 Etisalat Prize ceremony and the first few pages of Tram 83 By Oris Aigbokhaevbolo At the 2016 Etisalat...

Assimilating Afrobeat: From Fela To Wizkid

Use the rewind button a few times to, say, two decades back in Nigerian music. The trick then was to sound like American pop...

“Moses” by Mfonobong Emerald Michael

Moses by Mfonobong Emerald Michael     "My name is Moses and I want to be a lawyer."   The little boy whose thin hands cradled the microphone like a...

Swallowing Flames or Predicting the Brittle Paper Literary Award Winner (Poetry)

By Kanyinsola Olorunnisola To read the Brittle Paper Literary Award shortlisted poems is to bear front-row witness to a compendium of stories; stories which highlight the...

“The Burden Of Knowing” by Darlington Chibueze Anuonye

The Burden Of Knowing by Darlington Chibueze Anuonye   I Mrs. Ann Onyebuchi was an exemplary teacher whose wit and learning earned the admiration of both her students...

Winners of 2017 Brittle Paper Literary Awards

The winners of the 2017 Brittle Paper Literary Awards have been announced. The Brittle Paper Literary Awards was established in August to recognize the finest, original pieces of African...

The Pen and The Sword: Okey Ndibe

The Pen and The Sword is a Praxis series of conversations where Nigerian writers reflect on what it really means to be a writer...
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Our Favourite Reads in 2016

Our Favourite Reads in 2016 by Rasak-Oyadiran Opeyemi Photo: Tee Jay Dan 2016 has been a great year for African Literature. While I cannot speak for...
Teckno's rara

On Tekno’s Rara

On Tekno’s Rara Kayode Faniyi has written a very inspective take on Tekno’s Rara with the title ‘What would Fela make of Tekno’s Rara?’ –...
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