A young Nigerian man strolls outside his house on a calm Sunday morning, only to witness the start of an alien invasion…
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…
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.
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…
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.
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:
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.
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…”
This badass artwork is the cover art for the first issue of Jungle Jim, a bi-monthly African pulp fiction magazine.
Accra is a speculative fiction novel set in the year 2057 AD, at a time when neuroscience has reverse-engineered the brain to uncover the inner workings of the human mind…
Sakawa boys have managed to hack Africa’s natural mystic; redefine her unique cosmology, and twist it to suit their purposes…
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