Joe Chibike

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How to take a shower, according to dermatologists

We love a restorative shower for its day-starting, head-clearing, muscle-relaxing power. But that long, hot shower that starts your day might not be doing your skin any favors.<p>Too much hot water can actually be bad for our bodies, according to experts in hair and skin care. We asked several …

Skin Care

Accused of molesting a teenage girl, Kentucky lawmaker refuses to resign

Kentucky lawmaker Dan Johnson is refusing to resign amid accusations he molested a member of his church when she was 17.<p>State leaders from both parties are calling for Johnson’s immediate resignation after the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting (KyCIR) published an expose Monday detailing …

Sexual Harassment

The Republican Party’s reality problem — and ours

It’s not just Donald Trump and Roy Moore. It’s Mitch McConnell, Paul Ryan, and Susan Collins.<p>In Alabama, 71 percent of Republicans say they believe the allegations against Roy Moore are fabricated. In Washington, President Donald Trump believes he “won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of …

People magazine reveals photo of Trump with accuser he claims he never met

People magazine published a photo Tuesday showing President Donald Trump posing at his Mar-a-Lago resort with a journalist who has accused him of sexual misconduct — a woman he claims he does not know and never met.<p>The picture shows Trump standing alongside Natasha Stoynoff, a former correspondent …

Donald Trump

Famous Chinese ‘Rooftopper’ Falls to Death from 62-Story Building

A well-known Chinese ‘rooftopping’ photographer fell to his death from the top of a 62-story skyscraper after the stunt he was attempting went …

Announcing the shortlist for the 2016 Gerald Kraak Award for African writers and artists

The Jacana Literary Foundation and The Other Foundation have announced the African writers and artists shortlisted for the inaugural Gerald Kraak …

BN Book Review: Elevator Kiss by Amina Thula | Review by Ainehi Edoro

In the world of romance, miracles happen all time. The awkward and dowdy Bridget Jones ends up with Darcy the hot human right lawyer. In the …

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Olikoye by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

This is a simple short story, packed with positive vibes! In <i>Olikoye</i>, Adichie writes on the importance of vaccinations. The story appeals to your …

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The Rise Of The Black British Actor In America

Due to a lack of opportunity in their home countries, black British actors are finding success — and meatier roles — telling Black American stories, sometimes even iconic ones. For David Oyelowo, who plays Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma, this is one of those transformative moments.<p>In Britain, …

Voices – Introducing Finish the Story Friday East Africa

Storymoja and the #BlackWomenBeLikeSeries are pleased to present <i>Finish the Story Friday</i> – a series of the stories between the lines of stereotypes …

Head Above Water, 1986, Buchi Emecheta ****

With this review it goes without saying that Buchi Emecheta is one of my favourite writers. As you might have observed, you would guess I have taken …

What lies beneath the bottom of another tale by Terese Uwuave

<b>Many people struggle to find the time to engage with a full-length novel when they are dealing with emails every second of everyday or having to meet</b> …

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To The Black Women We All Knew

<i>“Ama knew what this quilt represented to the women. It was their love for each other, stitched together to form a symbol of their love and a blessing</i> …

Karina M Szczurek Reviews Dying in New York and White Wahala by Ekow Duker

<i>Verdict: carrot with criticism</i><p>White Wahala is populated by exaggerated characters whose outrageous actions and the dubious reasoning behind them take …

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In the Shadow of Iyanibi, Pt. 2 | by Eugene Odogwu | An African Fantasy Story Series

<b>Part 2</b><p>Ihumbi ran. Her chest burned with each breath she gulped down. Her calves ached each time her feet hit the ground. Her gut felt like it was …

The Burdens (by John Ruganda)

John Ruganda, who died in 2007, was considered a shaping force in East African literature, and his published plays – <i>The Burdens (1972)</i> and <b>The Floods</b> …

A Season of Mirth (by Regina Amollo)

A Season of Mirth<p>The storyline of Regina Amollo’s <i>A Season of Mirth</i> is set in a village in Eastern Uganda. The events revolve around Okanya’s …

God's Bits of Wood Summary

A large cast of characters plays out a complex interweaving of narrative and thematic lines in this fact-based novel. As oppressed male black …

The Invisible Weevil (by Mary Karooro Okurut)

The Invisible Weevil<p>First published in 1994 by Femrite Publications Ltd, The Invisible Weevil is Mary Karooro Okurut’s fourth book. Okurut, who is …

The People's Bachelor

Understanding Oral Literature

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Book Spotlight | A Fly Girl by Amanda Epe | Synopsis and Interview

It’s always nice to introduce you guys to new African writing, especially those published independently or by small presses.<p>Here is A Fly Girl by …