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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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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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Accra (Working Title)

05/28/2011

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…

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Sakawa Boys: Hacking the Natural Mystic

04/11/2011

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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News & Links

09/30/2010

Cyber criminals are engaging with gamers in various ways, either luring or direct intrusion – stealing passwords to gain access to accounts, exploiting game vulnerabilities and making use of malware…

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Tomorrow is Today

08/30/2010

In the year 2059, Nigeria becomes a totalitarian state. After a second civil war, the rich relocate to the Island areas of Lagos state and turn it into an ultra modern city. The war torn mainland of lagos state is disconnected and abandoned…

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Fates Worse Than Death

07/01/2010

I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be working with Vajra Enterprises, a D&D style role-playing game publisher on creating an African cyberpunk setting.

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Afrocyberpunk Lives!

06/05/2010

On Friday, 4th June, Dagbladet, Norway’s 3rd largest newspaper (according to Wikipedia) published an interview with me on my thoughts about Africa’s future for its bi-weekly technology column.

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Why Africa Needs Science Fiction

05/26/2010

Under the guise of entertainment, science fiction spearheads the formation of vital discourses into the complex cause-effect relationships between technology and social phenomena, sharpening the collective awareness of trends within a society…

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Cyberpunk Reborn

05/13/2010

For a while, it seemed that cyberpunk was dead…

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The Future of African Science Fiction

04/22/2010

Welcome to Africa. You are not where you think you are. You are not on a safari, or an expedition, or a mission. Your footprint is not the first here, nor will it be the last…