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On African Languages and Literature: Lessons from Korea | Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún

  Being the transcript of a talk delivered at Kyung Hee University, Korea, on January 25, 2018, to a group of literature students and professors _______________ Thank you so much for having me. Annyeoung haseyo![…]

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The Simple, Scientific Formula for Becoming a Mad Man- Kanyinsola Olorunnisola

“Blessed are the mad, for they shall inherit the future” – a yet-to-be-authored book. -1 I only recently began learning the mathematics of insanity, that elusive and precious gift of madness. I am now a[…]

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Are Our Writers No Longer of this Earth? | Akin Oseni

A poet’s work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it (from) going to sleep. Salman Rushdie May we, for a moment, discard[…]

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Justice to the Spoken Word: A Review of REZthaPoet’s ‘Exposit’ | Lagbayi

Exposit Deluxe Edition is my first real exposure to spoken word poetry. The 10-track album catches my attention, especially the classic jazz which accompanies the renditions contained in it. It is the second collection of[…]

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We Do Not Throw Away Yesterday’s Àmàlà | Ladipo Titiloye

In the year 1996, my grandmother hired a new maid called Fatima. On her first morning with us, she checked the cooler for leftovers and found a big wrap of àmàlà from the day before.[…]

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On Natural Hair, The African Woman And Her Mane: A Fad, Movement Or An Actual Link To Her Roots | Odunaiya O. Lily

Natural hair had at some point in the late 20th century represented cultural independence to the African Americans. Angela Davis, a human rights activist, regularly sported an Afro. Many other notable celebrities have also been[…]

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Welcome To Agbowó

For months, we have worked assiduously to create a platform that celebrates and curates the most important and beautiful works of literary and visual art by Africans in Africa and the diaspora. The product of[…]

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