Reviews

Review: Egusi Soup at London’s Albany

If you ever wondered how to capture the African diasporic experience in one evening, ask play writer Janice Okoh. Her play “Egusi soup” is an emotionally charge...

Review: ‘We Are Proud to present…’ –

Review: ‘We Are Proud to present…’ The set of ‘We Are Proud to present…’ being just a map of Nambia outlined on the floor of the Bush Theatre looks unpromising...

Review: A bit of difference – Sefi Atta

Review: A bit of difference - Sefi Atta The pace of Sefi Atta’s latest novel, A Bit of Difference  is leisurely; it’s deliberately understated in style, but do...

Review: Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Biopics are tricky things – done badly, they are either the cinematic equivalent of self-help books, done well they become a story all of their own, which never...

Broken Hill: Whose skull is it anyway?

Inside a small museum in East London is exhibited the replica skull of the first early human fossil discovered in Africa.  Whoever the human was, he little knew...

Review: Bumi Thomas at The Islington

August 14, 2013 - She’s been slowly making waves on the London music scene for the past few years but Bumi Thomas’ latest performance, at North London venue, Th...