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Chronicling the African Renaissance

Literature

African Flavour: A home for African stories and African authors
3 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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Mostly Lit Podcast: re-narrating literature for the Black community
4 years ago

Mostly Lit Podcast: re-narrating literature for the Black community

Our journey in literature is often tethered to the curriculum offered in school, and generally as African and Black students, we don’t find ourselves in these stories. Reckless Rai, Alex …
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Africa Writes 2015
5 years ago

Africa Writes 2015

The Royal African Society is keeping to its newly-founded tradition and has brought the annual literature festival Africa Writes 2015 to the public. The aim of the festival, …
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Learning from Dystopian Novels: A Review of Nnedi Okorafor’s Who Fears Death
7 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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