Negotiating African Dish Politics
The mobility challenge faced by African cuisines in an increasingly technological age is unacceptable. So, when recently I stumbled on a writing about a certain food app called DishAfrik, with its ambitious catalogue of curated African cuisines, with a real-life cooking feature, I was overjoyed.
How often we find rest in the place for longing, fame in the space of hiding, the truth in the face of the neonates.
Diary of a Journey to Ilorin
A boy watching this scene might one day have much better things to write in his diary: smooth roads stretching through beautiful towns and countryside, bushes, hills, and everything else along the way; people who are happy and well cared for; police, if there are any to be seen, who neither scowl nor brandish their firearms, nor beg as if for alms.
An Unwanted Two-Spirit
There was no place like home, one’s home, one’s ancestral home, especially when one’s first name was Echezona: “Do not forget.”