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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Renaissance Issue

Uncle Femi Came to Visit
3 years ago

Uncle Femi Came to Visit

“E shi ‘lekun Baba!”  The old woman called out from the brick-walled house that towered over my weatherworn shack. A relic of British colonial times, the house, complete …
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Learning from Dystopian Novels: A Review of Nnedi Okorafor’s Who Fears Death
3 years ago

Learning from Dystopian Novels: A Review of Nnedi Okorafor’s Who Fears Death

Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor is a frightening novel, frightening in the way that novels like Animal Farm by George Orwell have lingered in my mind with …
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The Evolution of Lagos from the Eyes of a Surulere ‘Gal’
3 years ago

The Evolution of Lagos from the Eyes of a Surulere ‘Gal’

Growing up in Surulere, Lagos in the ’80s, was an experience that I don’t think I would have had any other way. There was just something about being …
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