Idowu Omoyele

Review: Biodun Olumuyiwa’s ‘In a Journey of Dreams’ is both timely and timeless

Biodun Olumuyiwa has been writing since the late 1980s, but has only recently published his debut poetry collection

Garuba finds his ‘port of death’

One of Nigeria’s greatest poets has died. ‘I sing for you brother, teacher, poet, prophet’

Transformation began 50 years ago

The first bid to place Africa at the heart of literary studies took place in Kenya

Things Fall Apart turns 60

The classic novel by Chinua Achebe, and how it came to be, are legendary African tales

‘For 30 years, I kept running’

Harry Garuba wrote his first collection of poems in 1982. It’s taken him 35 years to do a second

Vile stain of racism taints the US

It’s not surprising that the country has still not 
rid itself of its violent and racial bigotry

Another Nigerian star emerges

Ayòbámi Adébáyò summons Yoruba folklore and a longstanding literary tradition in her debut novel

Toni Morrison’s Beloved, 30 years later

With her intricate writing of physical suffering and supernatural torment, Toni Morrison vividly paints the pain of slavery

Post-colonial universities are trapped by their past

Mamdani looks at the history and ideologies that have shaped African universities and points to Afrikaans as an example of successful decolonisation

Cry, Nigeria, my beloved country

That a country so blessed with abundance can so cruelly betray its poor and vulnerable is nothing short of a tragedy

Arrested decolonisation, season 4

Transformation is the inclusion of African and other knowledge with Western thought

​Primo Levi’s legacy 70 years on

'If This Is a Man' explores humanity’s inhumanity and the ability to endure unimaginable horrors.

Press Releases

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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