Day: December 6, 2019

Fear Hill

          I thought I saw death stalking down Fear Hill. Father lay sick, and I regretted never asking him about the brooding tangle of trees that rose over to the summit above our hamlet. When Mother’s mourning period ended, she changed from dark clothes to bright, and said Father lived still. […]

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Cardi B @ Atlantic City, ARTOJA in Holiday Sales, Q Festival of Words, ‘The Moremi Epic’ at Lagos Continental and Bez Live on Christmas Eve…

The Arts Calendar, This Weekend, This Month, and Beyond.. …Compiled by Lucia Ikediashi and Seun Alabiowo MUSIC Livespot Festival Featuring: Cardi B, Burna Boy, Tiwa Savage, Olamide, Patoranking, R2Bees, Teni, Wande Coal, Seyi Shay, Niniola, Reekado, Ice Prince, Fire Boy, Joe Boy, Darey, DJ Spinall, D J.Crowd Kontroller, D J Cuppy, DJ Obi, DO2DTUN, DJ […]

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Beyond a Sophisticated Title

            Review of The Ghost and the House of Truth: When the name Ego Boyo is mentioned in connection with a film production, majority of moviegoers leap in excitement because Boyo hardly disappoints.  When she then decides to team up with Akin Omotoso (Vaya, Man on Ground) on a project, […]

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Clive James dies at 80; a last poetry book will come next year

By Benedicte Page Picador has announced “with great sadness” news of the death of Clive James, who passed away peacefully at home on Sunday 24th November after a long illness, aged 80. James was a Picador author for 40 years and was the longest continuously published author on the list, with some 40 titles in all. […]

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Burial of Professor Tejumola Olaniyan: Tributes by Friends, Colleagues

Tejumola Olaniyan, the Louis Durham Mead Professor in English and the Wole Soyinka Humanities Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, who died on Saturday 30  November, 2019 was buried today in Madison, the United States. TheNEWS magazine  celebrates Professor Olaniyan with this special online edition in which his teacher, professional colleagues, friends and well-wishers pay glowing […]

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