June 2, 2020
As African writers without borders who are connected beyond geography with those who live in the United States of America and other parts...
Conversations
May 28, 2020
On encountering ‘Gbenga Adeoba’s poems in 2018 I was struck by the tonal restraint with which his poems took up the urgent subject of...
Literature
April 19, 2020
Valérie Gruhn's compelling "Ebola Journal" from a February 2019 deployment treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was...
Poetry
April 19, 2020
I know, I know, It threatens the common gestures of human bonding The handshake, The hug The shoulders we give each other to cry on The...
Reviews
April 2, 2020
I got my copy of Makena Maganjo’s South B's Finest a few days prior to Kenya's first Covid-19 case. Reading it now, a few days into this...
Opinion
March 25, 2020
Can African literature offer a sense of guidance through the current pandemic of COVID-19? Articles have circulated online about “ pandemic...
videos
March 10, 2020
Warscapes magazine launched their literary salons titled "Nairobi: Maps of Exile" in November 2019. These salons are an attempt to reframe...
Opinion
May 11, 2019
Lama helo wadaadow, waxaan cidi ku hawsheene! (Ohi my people! nothing good is got for free) – A poem by Cabdillaahi Suldaan Timacadde, 1960...
Literature
April 7, 2019
I like shrinks, she said, chuckling, her face twitching. She should know. For over two years now, she has been in the care of an alienist...