Malaka Grant

Malaka was born in Accra, Ghana, to an African-American mother and Ghanaian father. Her experiences growing up and viewing the world through the clouded lens of a “hybrid Ghanaian” girl child helped her to appreciate and analyze the unique struggles that women of all races and ethnicities must overcome within the confines of their culture. Her... Continue Reading →

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Chinedu Achebe

Chinedu W. Achebe is a Nigerian of Igbo descent who was born in Richmond, Virginia. He received his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Houston and currently resides in Houston,Texas. He is the oldest of three siblings. Blunted on reality is his début Novel. Blunted on Reality follows the life of Obi Ifeanyi, a... Continue Reading →

AfroElle magazine Afropolitan Issue – Africa in 2063

As an Afropolitan , I have had the honour to contribute  to AfroElle Afropolitan Issue my vision of Africa in 2063. About AfroElle AfroElle is an online destination for women of African heritage. AfroElle's overall aim is to provide content for black women around the world and for them to find empowerment and encouragement to lead... Continue Reading →

4 very strange books I recently read

Africa! This very name has so many stereotypes attached to it, that even writers and storytellers out of the continent can’t really escape it. So when you are an African author, you are expected to write a certain type of books. And that’s that! That’s what is expected of you, what African and non-African readers,... Continue Reading →

10 book bloggers you should know in 2013

Book Bloggers read and then blog about what they read. I think they are Mavens. What is a maven anyway? In Malcolm Gladwell’s The tipping point, a maven is described as  a trusted expert in a particular field, who seeks to pass knowledge on to others. There are so many African blogging about African literature. Who would have thought so?... Continue Reading →

13 books that will help you influence the destiny of your country

This article was originally published in Afrokanlife.com They are 7 Billions human living on planet earth. Out of 7 Billions, 1 billion people are poor. Now, it is really important to agree on a common definition of poor. According to the UN, if you live on less than a dollar a day, you are very poor.... Continue Reading →

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