13 Mar 2022
Library of African and The African Diaspora (LOATAD) has unveiled its 18 residents for West African Writers. 120 applications were received from nine West African countries for the residency programme...
Dorothy Njamze, Molara Wood, Ink Eze, Lola Omolola, Adaku Ufere, others make the AWP Network Power list
6 Jan 2018
Last year, the African Women Power (AWP) Network recognised 40 African women with powerful, inspiring and influential voices with the aim to inspire and encourage more African women with powerful voices who will continue to create programs....
3 Sep 2017
In the heady summer of 1997, Diana Princess of Wales was on a roll. She had found a new love in Dodi al-Fayed, son of the billionaire owner of Harrods, the luxury store located in London’s Knightsbridge.
2 Apr 2017
Returning to the UNESCO Category II Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding (CBCIU) in Osogbo, Osun State, after many years, one felt some sadness at the state of the place. An intricately carved monolithic wood, once celebrated as the tallest talking drum in the world, was now cracked and bent. Even its base seemed…
18 Sep 2016
The immigrant’s journey is familiar terrain for Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo, as shown in the Introduction to ‘This American Life Sef’, a collection of five essays and two short stories.
21 Aug 2016
On July 29, 2016, 50 years to the day the former military Governor of Western Nigeria, Lt. Col. Adekunle Fajuyi, was killed in Nigeria’s second coup, the Yoruba Think-Tank held a major event in his honour at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan...
17 Jul 2016
Wood also gave insight into her writerly life, how her childhood fascination with books fueled it. She said she kept a dairy as a child and always had her nose in books combined with what she called her ‘atrocious memory’.
22 Jun 2016
It feels a bit surreal to be writing about the death of Prince Rogers Nelson just days after an even bigger curtain has fallen. On the night when I went to sleep with the news that Muhammad Ali ...