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“Dreamscape” by Accra Theatre Workshop

06/29/2014

A young woman traverses a dream world battling her mental fears, but will she have the courage to translate dreams into waking? An excerpt from a full-length multimedia visual theatre piece (giant puppets, modern dance, fashion, dubstep) with a live DJ set by DJ Steloo.

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Nigerians in Space: Book Review

06/23/2014

A Nigerian lunar geologist working for NASA is offered a chance to return to his motherland to pioneer a revolutionary space program, but the journey he then undertakes soon turns his lifelong dream into a waking nightmare.

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Exploring the Future of Africa

06/06/2014

After an exceptionally long break, I’m glad to announce that the AfroCyberPunk blog is finally back in session with a totally brand new and exciting mission!

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The Day They Came (An Afro-SF Short Film)

11/13/2013

A young Nigerian man strolls outside his house on a calm Sunday morning, only to witness the start of an alien invasion…

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Children of the Sun

01/05/2013

As the dawn of 2013 marks the beginning of another revolution of our planet around the sun, let us draw our attention beyond the sphere of everyday life – beyond individual concerns, national issues, and even global concerns – towards the cosmic scale of affairs…

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Is Science Fiction Coming to Africa?

06/23/2012

The BBC World Service recently aired a short radio documentary titled ‘Is Science Fiction Coming to Africa?’ It was produced by Deborah Basckin for the Your World program, and was presented by South Africa’s Lauren Beukes, the 2011 Arthur C. Clarke award winner.

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Down and Out in the MP3 Market

05/31/2012

In concrete boxes plastered with glossy hip hop posters and homemade montages, young men lounge behind computers, blasting music from pairs of speakers directed outwards, in an arms race of sonic amplitude…

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Five Continent Reading

05/02/2012

On May 5th an event will take place in Thorsten Küper’s and Kirsten Riehl’s steampunk location Kafé Kruemelkram that may be unique in the history of Second Life: Five science fiction writers from five continents, all writing in English, will read from their works live.

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3bute for Virus

02/18/2012

Here is an adaptation of my short story ‘Virus,’ created by Bunmi Oloruntoba of 3bute.com, ‘a mashable anthology of African modernity.’ The result is an impressive piece of hyperfiction; a three-page comic strip layered with several links to relevant multimedia from around the web:

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2012: Visions of Africa

01/15/2012

Pumzi (2009). Sci-Fi film about futuristic Africa, 35 years after World War III. We explore some of the latest developments in African science fiction.

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Developing Worlds: Beyond the Frontiers of Science Fiction

06/27/2011

Here’s a new article of mine that’s just been published by cyberculture legend R. U. Sirius on his webzine; Acceler8or: “Imagine a young African boy staring wide-eyed at the grainy images of an old television set tuned to a VHF channel…”

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Jungle Jim

06/02/2011

This badass artwork is the cover art for the first issue of Jungle Jim, a bi-monthly African pulp fiction magazine.

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