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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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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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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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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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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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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…