David Diop’s novel gives a merciless yet poignant insight into the experience of West Africans who served, died or had their lives changed forever in the brutal trenches of World War I. Review by Gail Collins.
Uganda-born actor Daniel Kaluuya hit the big one when he won this year’s Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his powerful performance in the film Judas and the Black Messiah. Profile by Gail Collins.
Gail Collins presents a round-up of new and interesting developments in the world of African literature.
Gail Collins takes a journey through the history of African films and considers the future awaiting this flourishing industry.
Abi Daré’s debut novel is not a comfortable read, but reviewer Gail Collins couldn’t put down this tale of a Nigerian girl whose life is dominated by lack of education, poverty and modern slavery.
African writers are still in the throes of getting their words firmly planted on the world’s literary map, but their remarkable talents are finally receiving the recognition they deserve. Gail Collins reports.