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Afrique 3.0, Version 2.0

Flying back from Dakar and Bamako to my home near “Little Senegal,” I snatched up Courrier International’s special issue “Afrique 3.0″ while passing through Paris. Tom made a quick survey…..

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French Tropicalism

At the occasion of the recent publication of Senegalese philosopher Souleymane Bachir Diagne’s book ‘African Art as Philosophy: Senghor, Bergson and the Idea of Negritude’ (originally published in French in…..

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'The greatest issues in Africa'

If you are to ask me what are the greatest issues in Africa, I would say it is that people love, people fuck, people kiss, people speak. Kenyan author Binyavanga…..

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Another African wins the Nobel

By Abdourahman Waberi* In a couple days or so, the Nobel Prize in Literature will be announced (probably on Thursday, 6 October or the next). We know for sure that…..

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VIDEO: NGUGI WA THIONG'O SPEAKS ON EVERYTHING

Above part one of four of a brand-new interview by Kenyan K24TV show “Capital Talk,” Jeff Koinange‘s with novelist, academic and activist Ngugi wa Thiong’o. The interview covers a range…..