Africa: Stories in the 55
A monthly programme on African authors, book publishing and news throughout the 55 countries on the continent, hosted by RFI's Laura Angela Bagnetto.
Camaraderie and Irish attitudes in Nigerian writer’s short story collection
Helon Habila's novel 'Travelers' explores the lives of Africans in exile
Contrasting images of his native Nigeria in Nnamdi Ehirin's debut novel, The Prince of Monkeys
South African novelist Mphuthumi Ntabeni shines a light on the Xhosa narrative
Life and sensuality in a refugee camp in Suliaman Addonia's "Silence is My Mother Tongue"
Somali writer Ubah Cristina Ali Farah speaks of trauma intertwined with beauty in her story "Jujube"
Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga explores post-war trauma in "This Mournable Body"
The perils for Zimbabweans crossing the border into South Africa personified in Sue Nyathi's new novel, The Gold-Diggers
Honoring those who lived through Zimbabwe's Gukurahundi in Novuyo Rosa Tshuma's novel, House of Stone
Kenyan writer Kiprop Kimutai's short story speaks about the privilege of wealth in a queer environment
Does trauma define the person? Aminatta Forna's latest novel, Happiness, explores love and loss
Musician examines his integrity in Nigerian magical realism novel Taduno's Song
The struggle in Ethiopia continues - there's no stopping half way, says political poet Hama Tuma
Tense, compelling Zimbabwean tales in Behind Enemy Lines short stories
Naivo's Beyond the Rice Fields crafts an epic historical tale set in the highlands of Madagascar
Karim Miské dazzles readers with award-winning crime novel "Arab Jazz"
Characters haunted by memories, prejudice in Nigeria novel "Crocodile Girl"
A glimpse into the lives of Lagosians in Nigerian Ayo Sogunro's short story collection
Love and infertility issues in "Stay with Me", a new novel by Ayòbámi Adébáyò
Young Congolese man trying to deal with life and school in JJ Bola's new novel; Nommo Awards for African Speculative Fiction