The Activist, the 2nd novel by award-winning Tanure Ojaide - had its launch earlier on this month and is now in the bookshops from the stable of Kachifo Ltd, publisher of Farafina Magazine.
In an affordable paperback edition, The Activist is about the Niger-Delta and its people, underscoring the need for unity amongst the various peoples of the Delta in order to secure equity for themselves and all other nationalities within Nigeria. The novel tackles the tensions of the Niger Delta including environmental degradation, multinational oil companies, corruption among the elites and more. Find out more about The Activist...
Helon Habila recently reviewed The Book of Not, Tsitsi Dangarembga's sequel to the acclaimed Nervous Conditions. The Book of Not is published by Ayebia, which in 2004 re-issued Dangarembga's first novel in the UK.
Here also is I've Been A Crew, the first poetry collection by Austyn Njoku, now available to order or review online. Readers can contact the publishers for more information about the book and can even send in reviews to recommend the collection to other readers. Njoku is the author of a 2nd collection of poetry, Scents of Dawn.
Are robots are set to take Africa’s manufacturing jobs even before it has enough - More on what is becoming a worrying theme. Lynsey Chutel writing in *Quartz* : It was supposed to be Africa’s century, then the robots arrived. More here
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