“It is quite a while since I sensed creative promise on this level,” said Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka on reading “Foreign Gods Inc.”, the recent novel by outspoken Nigerian writer Okey Ndibe. We sat with Okey to discuss the book, Chinua Achebe and immigrant life.
An explicit homoerotic photographic exhibition of black men in the South African National Gallery hardly attracts any public attention, while governments elsewhere in Africa whip up homophobia. But South Africa itself remains full of contradictions on the issue.
The money crazed man aged between 20 and 24, who was admitted to Ward B at Chipata General Hospital, said he lost his body parts following a witchdoctor’s instructions on how to attain wealth
President Mugabe’s wife, Grace, left out of EU Africa summit as EU fails to “reach consensus” on her
The 55 year-old pop icon has been approached to direct the big-screen adaptation of Rebecca Walker’s debut novel ‘Ade: A Love Story.’ The ‘Like A Virgin’ singer, who made her directing debut with 2008’s ‘Filth and Wisdom’, will be working […]
World Bank has approved a Sh17.5 billion ($203.5 million) loan geared towards the reconstruction of Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) arrivals terminal which was destroyed by a fire disaster in August last year. The fire left thousands of travellers […]
Something is terribly wrong when a Nigerian girl like myself grows up craving white Barbie dolls. Girls all over Africa crave the same today, and this far from harmless. Fortunately Nigerians are starting to produce dolls that look like us.