24 Nov 2019
It was Banquo who first challenge the three witches. Who wouldn’t want to know the future if one found those who can see the future? “If you can look into the seeds of time and say which grain will grow, and which will not Speak then to me,” After they had spoken to him in…
3 Nov 2019
When Turkey decided to invade Northern Syria and Donald Trump obliged by withdrawing American soldiers from that region, my mind went to my old friends, the Kurds.
27 Oct 2019
There he was, his walker behind him, his walking stick on the ground in front of him. Let me mention the characters in this narrative: there is gran-daddy whom you already...
13 Oct 2019
The first time of hearing of qualified people leaving South Africa for greener pastures was when I was leaving Nigeria for South Africa.
23 Jun 2019
Yes, we have been jailed for decades. Our institutionalisation began long long ago. Centuries ago, our jail sentence began when Catholic priest recommended...
12 May 2019
Concluding part of interview with Comrade Udenta O Udenta, who released 21 books after so many years of literary hibernation. The first volume of Crisis of Theory in Contemporary Nigerian Literature and the Possibilities of New Materialist Direction is one of the most thought-provoking and latest works among the 21 books. To what extent is…
5 May 2019
In three days time, South Africans go to the polls to elect members of the national parliament and the provincial houses of assembly.
28 Apr 2019
Reading two books at the same time can create a market buzz surrounding in the mind. The two books begin a dialogue of their own.
31 Mar 2019
“OkadaBooks is an Android application and online platform for publishing and reading books electronically. It was founded by author and engineer Okechukwu Ofili...
G. G. Darah: Marxist activism, literary criticism and oral literature scholarship in Nigeria - Part 1
24 Mar 2019
Godini Gabriel Darah, fondly called G.G, has, for the past four decades, functioned as a scholar, revolutionary, polemicist and essayist, biographer, journalist, editor, folklorist, singer, dancer, resource control and restructuring advocate, consultant, and, of course, as a public intellectual. This essay focuses on his radical activism and contributions to literary studies, folklore, culture, ideology, and…
17 Mar 2019
We do not hold elections any more. We wage elections. It is war. And as in war and love no holds are barred. All is fair in war, in love and in elections.
20 Jan 2019
There are over four million deaf people in the South African population of fifty million. For the first time in 2018, South African Sign Language was included...