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Everything You Need To Know About Ake Festival 2016

  We are pleased to announce that our dates for this year are 15-19 November and the festival will take place at Arts and Culture Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta. This year’s edition is themed “Beneath this Skin’’ and we are delighted to have Distinguished Professor, renowned writer, and literary icon Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o as our headliner […]

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TEJU COLE ON ART, WRITING AND SMALL FATES

  By Tahirah A I first heard of Teju Cole at the Farafina writers workshop held five months ago in Lagos. Oddly, his name came up when Binyavanga Wainaina was critiquing a story I had written and he asked me what I was trying to accomplish. I gave a garbled unsatisfactory answer and he listened […]