James Murua Literature Blog is a platform reporting on books, launches, literary festivals, author profiles and more started in 2013Read more
On October 8th, news outlets across the world reported that a painting of Queen Victoria’s African goddaughter, Sarah Forbes Bonetta,Read more
Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi has a new book out; The First Woman. The 400 page literary masterpiece by the Ugandan-British writerRead more
The Great Walls of Benin are a sequence of earthworks and ditches known as Iya in the Edo Language. This ancient architecturalRead more
Sometime in September, Nigerian academic, writer and editor, Bibi Bakare Yusuf (pictured), won the ASAUK’s Distinguished Africanist 2020 award. ThisRead more
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Libreria Ghana In April 2018, 10 months after relocating back home to Ghana from the UK, Literary Enthusiast and Writer,Read more
Books and Crannies is a Black Owned Independent Bookstore in Uptown Martinsville started by Deshanta Hairston. The Bookstore officially openedRead more
In this Covid-19 African Stories series, I aim to highlight what these African Forces for Change are doing to remain motivated and (or) change lives as well as how their personal lives have been impacted by the pandemic.
The area was inhabited in prehistoric times, as attested by remains found in Luanda, Congo and the Namibe desert, but it was only thousands of years later, at the beginning of recorded history that more developed peoples arrived.