A major objective was to challenge stereotypes, myths, and the image of ourselves and our continent, and to recast them through stories – prose, poetry, essays, and books for our children. That was my overall goal. Chinua Achebe
She is angry with me. I can tell, because her lips are trembling, her eyes are dilated, and her chest is rising and falling really fast… [1min]
There is a little black bird sitting in the tree outside Lara’s window. She watches it as it turns this way and that, its little chest catching and reflecting the sun rays… [2mins]
After perusing through Logo’s awesome instagram page, we selected some images that speak to the daily commute in Lagos, Nigeria.
With her Muslim hijab and down-turned gaze, Najwa is invisible to most eyes, especially to the rich Arab families whose houses she cleans in London. Twenty years earlier, Najwa, then an aristocratic Westernized Sudanese, could have never imagined this new life.
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A story, situated in London, plays on conversations between Africans and their interactions with a wider Europe… [6mins]