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Akwaeke Emezi's FRESHWATER

Author: Akwaeke Emezi
Format: eBook, courtesy of NetGalley and Grove Atlantic
Secondary Format: audiobook, read by the author
Start Date: February 14, 2018… 411 more words

Book Review


Director: Herbert Brödl
Year: 1998
Country: São Tomé e Príncipe

São Tomé e Príncipe is both one of the world’s smallest countries and one of its youngest, having only been independent since 1975. 881 more words

Western Africa

Gunmen kill 14 churchgoers after services in Nigeria

Source: The Guardian

Killers reportedly operated at two locations in coordinated attack on Christians returning from churches 124 more words

The Muslim Times

Nigeria mosque attack: suicide bomber kills dozens

Source: The Guardian

BY Ruth Maclean West Africa correspondent ​and agencies

Dozens of people have been killed by a suicide bomb attack during morning prayers in a mosque in north-east  137 more words

The Muslim Times

Red Cross: $6 Million Meant to Fight Ebola Was Stolen Through Fraud

Source: Time

By Clarence Roy-Macaulay and Krista Larson / AP

(FREETOWN, Sierra Leone) — Fraud by Red Cross workers and others wasted at least $6 million meant to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the organization confirmed Saturday. 119 more words

The Muslim Times

Daughters Who Walk This Path

By Yejide Kilanko

This is the intertwine tale of two woman, the aunt and the niece, who have both live through the same trauma and how they did not react the same way. 459 more words

Vanessa's Posts


This little unknown country might not have so much to offer but it definitely reperesents a lovely West African experience. Beautiful nature, great hikes, hassle-free cities, voodoo rituals, motorcycle adrenaline and lots of beer. 2,007 more words