OUR BEST WRITING OF 2023

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OUR BEST WRITING OF 2023

Every year, The Republic publishes the most ambitious writing focused on Africa, from news and analysis to long-form features.
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THE LATEST IN PRINT
VOL. 7, NO. 4
THE AGE OF AFROBEATS

Now Available: Our December 2023 – January 2024 Print Issue

Asa

The Meaning of Aṣa Understanding the Ascension of a Singular Artist

Aṣa released her eponymous debut album in 2007 and has been a favourite of many Nigerians ever since, with fans across generations. Her most enduring feature has been the singularity, not only of her music, but also of the ways in which she has always held herself apart, even when the spotlight was at its brightest.

Asa

The Meaning of Aṣa Understanding the Ascension of a Singular Artist

Aṣa released her eponymous debut album in 2007 and has been a favourite of many Nigerians ever since, with fans across generations. Her most enduring feature has been the singularity, not only of her music, but also of the ways in which she has always held herself apart, even when the spotlight was at its brightest.

Second Class Citizen

50 Years of Buchi Emecheta’s Second-Class Citizen

In 1974, Buchi Emecheta’s novel, Second-Class Citizen, was published. While this novel has inspired a generation of African writers, the themes Emecheta explored—such as Black immigrant life in the UK and the ills of a patriarchal society—remain as relevant today as ever.

THE LATEST IN PRINT
VOL. 7, NO. 4
THE AGE OF AFROBEATS

Now Available: Our December 2023 – January 2024 Print Issue

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