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Ghanaian Cookbook Author Releases Her First Book for Kids in Twi and English

Ghanaian Cookbook Author Releases Her First Book for Kids in Twi and English

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Have you always wanted to know how to count from 1 to 20 in another language besides French and Spanish? Well, now you can. Ghanaian author and new mom, Sandra Amoako, has recently created the first book in the “What’s That?” series of bilingual, children’s books. “What’s That? My First Numbers in Twi and English” […]

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The Role Literature Plays in Destroying the Female Character: Part II

The Role Literature Plays in Destroying the Female Character: Part II

| March 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

The movie and music industry is rich with actors with high intellectual abilities such as Juliana Kanyomozi, Namubiru in Uganda. These females are loud and sexy. I bet you, it is almost impossible to watch a film without a sexual scene and one where the female is subordinate. Again there are very few advertisements without […]

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The Role Literature Plays in Destroying the Female Character

The Role Literature Plays in Destroying the Female Character

| March 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

Atekit is glued to the sofa reading a novel entitled “The Lion and the Jewel” by Wole Soyinka. She is preparing to sit for her final UCE exams at the end of the year. ‘The Concubine’, by Elechi Amadi; ‘Things Fall Apart’  by Chinua Achebe are part of the set of books examinable by the […]

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No More! (A Poem by Anna Mwalagho)

No More! (A Poem by Anna Mwalagho)

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

When We Grew Stronger Shame was not a sin So we tore our curtains down And let them see our scars We cried in market places And danced on the podiums, tables & counters We revealed our darkness To bring forth light   Nothing was left unsaid No stone was left unturned We spoke it […]

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African Romance Writers Speak Candidly About Life, Reality and Romance

African Romance Writers Speak Candidly About Life, Reality and Romance

| February 11, 2013 | 2 Comments

Curled up on my twin-sized bed, between the pink and lavender patterned crochet quilt, my mind wandered to a far-away place filled with romance and all the beautiful things it promised. I was about eight years-old. When I was nine, I wrote my first unpublished novel. Of course, there was a knight in shining armor, […]

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“Nothing Comes Close” makes the list of Africa Book Club Best Books of 2012

“Nothing Comes Close” makes the list of Africa Book Club Best Books of 2012

| February 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Nothing Comes Close (by Tolulope Popoola) published by Accomplish Press in November 2012, has been featured in a list of best books by African writers in 2012. Africa Book Club compiled the list based on the books they read and reviewed in 2012. Debut novel “Nothing Comes Close” written by Tolulope Popoola and published by Accomplish Press has been featured on […]

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African Romance Writers Speak Candidly About Life, Reality and Romance – Lara Daniels

African Romance Writers Speak Candidly About Life, Reality and Romance – Lara Daniels

| February 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

Lara Daniels, as a writer, has one of the most intriguing and imaginative minds of any African author I’ve read. I had the pleasure of reviewing her second novel, Love at Dawn, and have followed her writing on her blog over the last two years or so. Lara brings such emotion and suspense to her […]

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African Romance Writers Speak Candidly About Life, Reality and Romance – Tolulope Popoola

African Romance Writers Speak Candidly About Life, Reality and Romance – Tolulope Popoola

| February 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

Tolulope Popoola is a writer and blogger born in Lagos, Nigeria. She currently resides in London with her husband and daughter. She is the creator of the online fiction series In My Dreams It Was Simpler and author of the newly released novel, Nothing Comes Close. She also writes short stories, flash fiction, and articles […]

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African Romance Writers Speak Candidly About Life, Reality and Romance – Myne Whitman

African Romance Writers Speak Candidly About Life, Reality and Romance – Myne Whitman

| February 1, 2013 | 2 Comments

Myne Whitman, author of A Love Rekindled and A Heart to Mend writes extensively about life and romance on her blog, Myne Whitman Writes. The blog features real life romance stories and practical advice any young girl or woman can practically use in her existing or future relationships. Her Ask Myne column throws questions out […]

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The Summer Called Angel: A Story of Hope on the Journey through Prematurity

The Summer Called Angel: A Story of Hope on the Journey through Prematurity

| January 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

“My journey to motherhood began with a siren-blaring, lights-flashing fast ride to the emergency room of a specialist hospital. Within a day, everything that I had imagined for the birth of my child changed.” In her recently published memoir, The Summer Called Angel, author Sola Olu provides a candid and enlightening account of the challenges […]

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