Thursday, June 22, 2017
AN OVERVIEW OF THE 2017 CAINE PRIZE SHORTLIST

AN OVERVIEW OF THE 2017 CAINE PRIZE SHORTLIST

AN OVERVIEW OF THE 2017 CAINE PRIZE SHORTLIST by BasitJamiu The stories up for the Caine Prize are of remarkable quality. They are full of memorable...
dirty pretty things

Survival: The Enigma of Diaspora, a review by Chimezie Chika

Survival: The Enigma of Diaspora I Why would a young man or woman strive to leave their country for another place? What did they expect to...

“SunDown” by Acan Innocent Immaculate – A Review

"SunDown" by Acan Innocent Immaculate – A Review  by Joseph Omotayo "SunDown" creates a mesh of social concerns with humanity in the middle. Humanity in...
Joseph Aito

Antic, Thesis, and Antithesis in Aito Osemegbe’s “The List”

Antic, Thesis, and Antithesis in Aito Osemegbe’s “The List” by Oyin Oludipe RELATED: THE SWALLOWS – AND THE GAMBLE OF REBIRTH I didn’t care if they...
Abu Amira

Indices of Identity: A Critical Take on Abu Amira’s “The Swahilification...

Indices of Identity: A Critical Take on Abu Amira’s "The Swahilification of Mutembei" by Omidire, Idowu Joshua Abu Amira’s “The swahilification of Mutembei” captures the...
Gloria Minage

Losing Connections: A Review of Gloria Minage’s “Boyi”

Losing Connections: A Review of Gloria Minage's "Boyi" by Emmanuel Dairo Losing Connections image by Tee Jay Dan The more prizes there are in the African...
the Unreal World of Power

Africa: ‘The Unreal World of Power’

The Unreal World of Power A Review of The Shameful State  Sony Labou Tansi, trans. Dominic Thomas, Indiana University Press, Bloomington and Indianapolis, 2016 by Sanya Osha  READ: Tradition...

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...
death and the king's horseman

Tradition and Leadership Roles in Soyinka’s Death and the King’s Horseman

Tradition and Leadership Roles in Soyinka’s Death and the King’s Horseman by Abdul-Aziz A. Abdul-Aziz African drama, like all other versions of drama and theatrical...
Zaynab Alkali

Zaynab Alkali’s Fictional world – Up Close

Zaynab Alkali ’s fictional world - up close by Emman Shehu A quarter of a century ago, a manuscript was making the rounds amongst some...
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