The End of the World

“Unfortunately, you have not been accepted,” she said. The young man frowned. He lowered his eyes, as if refusing to face reality, which was another day in the same old town, barely surviving on his wage. He wanted out of this dead end, out of the country. He had been told that with his qualification,…

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The Work Must be African, Not Just the Writer

  Literature in Africa remains a war zone for conflicting ideas on what makes the very term- literature- African. Often, writers are torn between two contradicting views that have dominated the discourse since independence. There is a cross-section of writers that believes African literature to be just works written in African languages, and another that…

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