December 2, 2012
In the enclosure next door to where Nyambura slept, the single cock crowed at the usual time. The cold early morning breeze blew through...
retrospectives
December 2, 2012
Translator’s Introduction: New Migrations North in Tarek Eltayeb's Cities Without Palms The son of Sudanese parents, Tarek Eltayeb was born...
retrospectives
December 2, 2012
It was hardly noon, and Fatna was holding a five-litre plastic jerry can and was bending and pouring for the third time its contents into...
retrospectives
December 2, 2012
The Drift Latitudes is a position of uncertainty. A human condition which is increasingly commonplace. A sense of belonging to more than...
retrospectives
December 2, 2012
Francis Mading Deng is currently South Sudan's first ambassador to the United Nations. His prolific career not only includes public service...
Reviews
November 28, 2012
Inside Cinema Odeon in Asmara, no one stood at the marble and mirrored espresso bar. Three students sat amidst the two dozen gold formica...
retrospectives
April 18, 2012
At the beginning of February, twenty-two years ago, the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front’s (EPLF) liberated the port city of Massawa. The...
retrospectives
April 13, 2012
An excerpt from chapter six, “Rome’s Rome,” I traveled as a kind of pilgrim. I wanted to witness the site of one of Africa’s greatest,...
retrospectives
March 26, 2012
Featuring selected works by Michael Adonai, Ermias Ekube and Yegizaw Michael. Michael Adonai was born in 1962, in Asmara. He joined the...