Sylvia Ofili is a writer and teacher currently based in Stockholm. She was born in Lagos, Nigeria of Nigerian/Hungarian parents and her writing has appeared in the Guardian Nigeria and Brittle Paper. She is also known as ‘The Waffarian’ and has been writing on her blog for over ten years. German Calendar No December is her first full-length graphic novel.
The gorilla glue saga reminds me of the time I used a conditioner that must have been expired, my hair turned to cement block. The more I tried to wash it off and tried different remedies, the worse it got. I had a brick in the middle of my head. I ended up cutting my hair off.
Are the universities in Sudan better than ours? For medicine? (genuinely curious, open to being educated on this matter). Must be cheaper for the government as well if they study in Nigeria. Maybe I am missing something? I'd rather be on scholarship in Nigeria. https://t.co/95hcp1z4PV
Birgit Weyhe is a comic book artist. Born in Munich, she spent her childhood in East Africa before moving back to Germany to study. Her work has been exhibited in numerous European countries and her comics have been published in a wide range of international magazines and anthologies. In 2016, her graphic novel Madgermanes won the Max-und-Moritz-Prize for best German Comic. She has lectured at various international workshops on behalf of the Goethe Insitut and currently teaches at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences.