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African Flavour: A home for African stories and African authors
2 years ago

African Flavour: A home for African stories and African authors

Part of our tradition as African people is gathering to listen and tell stories of ourselves and our history. Stories that are passed down from one generation to the next …
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Book Alert: The Miseducation of Obi Ifeanyi
2 years ago

Book Alert: The Miseducation of Obi Ifeanyi

The Miseducation of Obi Ifeanyi is the sequel to Chinedu Achebe’s debut novel, Blunted on Reality. The new book follows Obi Ifeanyi, a now 30-something Nigerian American man who is …
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7 African storybooks my children will read
3 years ago

7 African storybooks my children will read

Literature is an integral component of building language and communication skills. Therefore, bedtime stories and children’s books are the perfect way to hand down stories, and to preserve …
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African Authors to Add to Your Library
4 years ago

African Authors to Add to Your Library

Africa has rich literary talent that encompasses nations from Nigeria to Kenya, and cities from Cape Town to Cairo. Millions of children grew up reading the wise words …
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Revolutionizing Ghana’s Reading Culture
5 years ago

Revolutionizing Ghana’s Reading Culture

Nana Akosua Agyare is on a mission to make reading fashionable. As the head of the Editing Department at Smartline Publishers Limited, she is responsible for moving a …
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Book Review: The Bride Price by Buchi Emecheta
5 years ago

Book Review: The Bride Price by Buchi Emecheta

‘Always remember that you are mine,’ says Aku-nna’s father before he dies. But as Aku-nna approaches womanhood her ambitious uncle makes plans to marry her off for a …
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Book Review: Happiness, Like Water by Chinelo Okparanta
5 years ago

Book Review: Happiness, Like Water by Chinelo Okparanta

Happiness, Like Water was a pleasure to read. In this collection of ten short stories, Chinelo Okparanta takes us to and fro from Nigeria to the USA through the …
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