Looking for a new read? Check out Deji Olukotun’s new sci-fi novel.
“In Olukotun’s new novel, a Nigerian scientist stuck as a mid-level employee in the Houston laboratories finds himself with an opportunity to rip into the space-time continuum, to reclaim personal and national honor by returning the rocks to the moon ‘on behalf of all colonized people.’”
If need more convincing here’s Africa Is a Country’s full review.
My Africa Is in space!
Solomon Dersso, pan-African legal scholar and policy analyst, responds to Michaela Wrong's defense of Western Journalists covering African stories -
As I was reflecting on the simplistic and sweepingly generalized coverage of events in Central African Republic and South Sudan, on my regular temptation and those of others around me to parrot and imitate the agenda that the globally dominant mainstream media, I came across and read Michela…
Important read for those of you who are trying to broaden the African narrative in the global media.
My Africa Is using its voice
Artful arabesques and vivid tile work adorn the king’s palace in Fez, Morocco. The technique of carving plaster walls with intricate, geometric patterns was widely used by Moorish architects and is still practiced today by craftsmen restoring buildings in Toledo and Granada, National Geographic, July 1988
My Africa Is beautiful architecture
“Of the 53,000 asylum seekers currently living in Israel, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the majority are from Eritrea (36,000) and Sudan (14,000), both countries they cannot be deported to, according to international refugee law, due to the likelihood that they would be subjected to persecution upon their return.”
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My Africa is… “I would rather stay in prison  than go back”