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Africa: Stories in the 55

A monthly program on African authors, book publishing and news throughout the 55 countries on the continent, hosted by RFI's Laura Angela Bagnetto.

Archives

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