Nigeria: Five Debut Nigerian Novels to Read in 2015
[African Arguments] Nigeria is an acknowledged giant in world literature. Whilst Chinua Achebe, Wole Soyinka and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie are the usual suspects that may come to mind, new faces are continuously emerging on the literary scene with bracing new ideas and fresh new novels.
Zimbabwe: Barrenness, Hope in 'No More Plastic Balls'
[The Herald] Everything seems to be skewed in favour of the mighty, who keep on spewing plastic balls in the wake of gravy trains. Who really is at fault, the one who accepts the plastic balls or the "generous" provider? Can the panacea really be mere plastic balls?
Gambia: She She She - Welcoming Ramadan in Our Homes
[The Point] Imam Momodou Lamin Touray: Ramadan is a very important month among the other months, because it is in Ramadan that we have the night of Lailatulkhadri, (The revelation of the holy Qu'ran to the Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
Zimbabwe: 'Naked' Is the Truth That Liberates
[The Herald] Nigel Jack's "Naked" (2007) explores the profound mysticism, complexity and allure of nudity which has the capacity to ensnare, vex and befuddle, yet at the same time liberates.
Africa: 'Mind of the African Strongman' by Ambassador Herman Cohen
[New Academia Publishing] THE MIND OF THE AFRICAN STRONGMAN: Conversations with Dictators, Statesmen, and Father Figures by Herman J. CohenNew Academia Publishing/VELLUM Books, 2015Price: $24.00 paperback; $34.00 hardcoverOrder directly from New Academia PublishingAlso order from www.amazon.com; www.bn.com; bookstores.Queries: firstname.lastname@example.org