African Essays

Social Entrepreneurship in Africa: A Case of the Nigerian and Kenyan Social Enterprise Ecosystem - Afrocritik
Social Entrepreneurship in Africa: A Case of the Nigerian and Kenyan Social Enterprise Ecosystem

While social entrepreneurship is thriving in Africa, it is clear that a lot needs to…

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The “Yassification” of Thrift Clothing in Nigeria

The term “Okrika” describes the thrift market culture in Nigeria. For individuals raised in modest…

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Mohbad: Post-Death Fame, and the Postmodern Reality of the Tortured Artist

The outsider status, coupled with the romanticised notion of artistic suffering, contributes to the glorification…

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The Nollywood Mystery Thriller: Sometimes It’s Elementary, and Sometimes There’s None

The mystery genre requires a step-by-step layering of evidence, only somewhat contorted to create a…

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What the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Could Mean for Africa’s Creative Industry

The African Continental Free Trade Area brings the promise of a new vista for African…

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“No Gree for Anybody”, the New Nigerian Catchphrase for Tenacity in 2024

Human striving is unending; thus “No gree for anybody” is the will of Nigerians to…

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“New Year, New Blessings”, and the Obsession With New Year Prophecies and Declarations

In a situation where the government’s actions fall short of addressing the masses’ needs, the…