March 8, 2012
An excerpt from the foreword to Who Needs a Story? Who Needs a Story? is an anthology of poetry written in Tigrinya, Tigre and Arabic over...
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February 27, 2012
Twenty years ago, in November 1992, Ghirmai Negash delivered “The Freedom of the Writer” as a speech at the then Officers Club in Asmara,...
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February 15, 2012
This reprint has been published with the permission of the publisher, The Red Sea Press In the mid-fifties, Villaggio Paradiso was a lot...
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January 25, 2012
Mao Zedong may actually not have coined the phrase, "Political power flows from the barrel of a gun." It appears in a 1938 text he wrote,...
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January 19, 2012
This slideshow is courtesy of Gallery Delta in Harare, Zimbabwe http://www.gallerydelta.com/ Image Guide: 1) Misheck Masamvu: 'When the...
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January 16, 2012
I began reading Hope Deferred with little hope of my own, imagining that reading it would be an exercise in enduring a collage of...
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January 12, 2012
A note from the photographer These images belong to four loose categories: 1) Portraits of people who have been affected by AIDS; 2) Aerial...
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January 4, 2012
An excerpt from the novel, Pawns by the late Zimbabwean author Charles Samupindi Claiming Landscapes, a photo-essay by David Brazier on...
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January 4, 2012
Chapter 2 THEN… Back in time some people were so thin that they had to jump around in the rain to get wet. Back in time. GHETTO BOY Why am...