For the Love of Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi was born in Kampala, Uganda, in 1967 and now lives in Manchester. Her first novel, Kintu, was longlisted for the Etisalat prize in 2014, and she won the Commonwealth Short Story Prize in the same year. Her first short story collection, Manchester Happened, was published in 2019. She was awarded the prestigious […]

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Book Review: Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

By Reem Gaafar Americanah I have recently discovered Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s writing: first, through her novel: ‘Half of a Yellow Sun‘, and then her feminist manifesto in a Facebook post last year, which I found to be genuinely interesting and well thought out.  Following these literary encounters, I decided that Adichie would be the next […]

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Book Review: Voici Venir Les Rêveurs

By Iris Ntore Court extrait « L’Amérique, ce n’est pas ça du tout; C’est un pays plein de mensonges et gens qui aiment entendre des mensonges … Que ceux qui ont perdu la raison croient aux mensonges et restent ici à jamais, En espérant que la situation s’arrangera et qu’ils seront heureux un jour. » P.369 Résumé […]

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