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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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Of Books and Almost Lost Dreams
3 years ago

Of Books and Almost Lost Dreams

Faith, God, Merfolk (or mammy water as we call them locally), adventure, love, and all the trappings of African folklore make Weeping Cherry an adult, urban fantasy novel …
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Urbanization and diet diversification in Africa
3 years ago

Urbanization and diet diversification in Africa

The decade 2002-2012 has been Africa’s decade of unprecedented growth. The African Transformation Report 2013 states that six of the ten fastest growing economies globally in the early …
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A Review of Harmattan Rain by Ayesha Harruna Attah
3 years ago

A Review of Harmattan Rain by Ayesha Harruna Attah

Harmattan Rain follows three generations of women as they cope with family, love, and life. A few years before Ghana’s independence, Lizzie-Achiaa’s lover disappears. Intent on finding him, …
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Broken beyond repair: A short story by Portia Dery
3 years ago

Broken beyond repair: A short story by Portia Dery

It was a hot Friday afternoon.

“Everything must be perfect; the food, the curtains, the mats and even the lawn,” he said to me.

Young, Ambitious, and Motivated: An Interview with Afrikan Boy
3 years ago

Young, Ambitious, and Motivated: An Interview with Afrikan Boy

Afrikan Boy has been a fixture in the international music scene since he appeared in M.I.A.’s tracks “Hussel” and “Paper Planes.” Now, he stands poised for his moment …
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