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Jalada Africa So Far

Originally published by The Sunday Nation Newspaper When the Jalada Africa’s second anthology, Sext Me, came out last year, I shared Linda Musita’s Kudinyana on my Facebook...

Do We Need New Themes?

When the announcement was made for last year’s Caine Prize nominations, it was explicit about ‘looking for the next NoViolet Bulawayo’  Bulawayo won the prize in 2011 for...

What If I Am An African Writer?

There is an interesting page in The Autobiography of Malcolm X when he recounts how as a young man he used to conk his hair Conking involved the use of a hair straightener gel...

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