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Transcending the Flame: The Wr...

"Transcending the Flame" is a collection of works of fiction and nonfiction by eighteen writers. It is dedicated to Joel Benjamin Ntwatwa, who is also one of the contributors who ...

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The Headline That Morning and ...

The Headline That Morning and Other poems is a poetry collection by Ugandan poet, 

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THE PEARL TROTTERS IN BLACK, Y...

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This book by Acan Innocent Immaculate follows three friends on a colorful journey all over Uganda as they look for three ingredients to help them create something extra special. ...

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FLAME AND SONG

Philippa Namutebi Kabali-Kagwa’s soul-warming memoir tells of a life enriched by song, literature, food and spirituality at the heart of a loving family. Born into a newly indepe...

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Book Review: Foreign Gods Inc.

Okey Ndibe’s “Foreign Gods, Inc.” tells the story of a Nigerian-born New Yorker called Ike. Ike has an Amherst degree in economics, however his accent has kept him from finding...

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Book Review: Manchester Happened

I have a confession to make, I am not exactly sure how to write a review for an anthology but I am going to try because I can’t not do...

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Introducing Obukiko, the Home of African ...

Hello there. Hope you are having a lovely day. Some of the common issues that are usually mentioned in any discussion about African Literature are accessibility, distribution, and profitability of books across the...

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