Catch Ayesha Harruna Attah in London

Catch Ayesha Harruna Attah in London

Ayesha Harruna Attah, author of The Hundred Wells of Salaga, will be in London for just 2 weeks this summer. Don't miss out on this opportunity to see her! With other writers, Ayesha will be at appearing at Africa Writes, the Royal African Society's Annual Literature Festival, as well as at other events in the city.

Dr. Morayo To Meet New Readers On World Book Night

Dr. Morayo To Meet New Readers On World Book Night

On 23rd April 2018, thousands of books will be given out across the UK on World Book Night. Now an annual celebration of reading and books, World Book Night was established in 2011 as a means of encouraging more adults to read. Books are given out across the UK with a focus on reaching those who don’t regularly read, and are gifted through organisations including prisons, libraries, colleges, hospitals, care homes and homeless shelters, as well as by passionate individuals who give out their own books within their communities.

The Erasure of queer women in Nigeria – #SheCalledMeWoman tweet chat with YNaija.com

The Erasure of queer women in Nigeria – #SheCalledMeWoman tweet chat with YNaija.com

In a tweet chat with YNaija, Azeenarh Mohammed, Chitra Nagarajan, and Rafeeat Aliyu, editors of She Called Me Woman: Nigeria’s Queer Women Speak, spoke extensively on their experience of editing the book, interviewing the narrators and the struggles of queer women in Nigeria – some of whom they said, have faced both severe experiences trying to live their truth and the enormous support they have received in Nigeria.