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Wole Soyinka

Umgawa! Me Tarzan...

Diedre A. Ware | Posted 02.26.2016 | Fifty
Diedre A. Ware

Many moons ago, on the first day of an elective class on African Studies in college, my professor handed out a blank map of Africa. She instructed us ...

Looking for Nigeria's Story

Ivy Nyayieka | Posted 03.22.2015 | World
Ivy Nyayieka

I have been listening to the discussion about Western media ignoring the death of people in Sub-Saharan Africa. But what happens when the president of that African country himself is condemning the terrorist attack in France while keeping silent on the massacre?

Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka On Africa's Spirituality

Brain Pickings | Maria Popova | Posted 12.29.2014 | Religion

Even though the term “placebo effect” was coined in 1920 and the phenomenon itself has been studied since the 18th century, only recently have sci...

Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka: Take the Battle To The Boko Haram Extremists

Sahara Reporters | Posted 04.25.2014 | World

I have a cloud of sadness within me as I speak. It has to do with an absence, a non-event which, both as a product in itself and as the product’s f...

Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka: Take the Battle To The Boko Haram Extremists

The Punch | CHUX OHAI | Posted 04.24.2014 | World

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has urged all Nigerians to join the fight against the deadly activities of the violent Islamist sect known as Boko...

Africa's Role in the Slave Trade and its Consequences

Wole Soyinka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wole Soyinka

'Are these the kings of whom the griots sang? Are these their descendants? We do not know them, but we know from which lines--between those who resist...