Ayi Kwei Armah

Born in Takoradi, Ghana, in 1939, Armah is widely considered one of the most important African writers to have emerged in the post-colonial period. Educated at Harvard, Armah has worked as a translator and scriptwriter, in addition to his activities as a novelist.

Energy: Missing From The Nuclear Story

One of my first memories of watching TV during the early 1950s was ads promoting leaded gasoline for reducing engine knock.  Little did I...

THE THING AROUND YOUR NECK BY CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE

Searing and profound, suffused with beauty, sorrow, and longing, these stories map, with Adichie’s signature emotional wisdom, the collision of two cultures and the deeply human struggle to reconcile them. The Thing Around Your Neck is a resounding confirmation of the prodigious literary powers of one of our most essential writers.

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Book Review: The Story of My Experiments with Truth (a book review)

Anyone with even a mild interest in Gandhiji, whether from a political, social, or spiritual perspective would enjoy this book. Don’t expect to learn about India as a culture, but rather India through the eyes of one incredible man.

“I was disappointed by [Wole Soyinka’s] uncharacteristic silence between 2015 and 2019” – Farooq...

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“I made a deliberate decision to enter politics as an alternative to the status...

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Robert Nwadiaru introduces us to the present-day Nigeria, the African Giant, a country with infinite riches, both natural and human, yet which still struggles after more than half a century after the independence.

The Memory of Love (a book review)

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