Poems from the continent of Africa.
Sarah describes prejudice experienced by anglophone Cameroonians in I too sing Cameroon.
Euphrase Kezilahabi reads his poem Floods
Helda Marie reads Lamentations from Paradise
Lindelwa Xingwana describes the Mountain Kingdom and reads Let it be known
Jack Mapanje mocks African rulers in his poem When This Carnival Finally Closes
Umar Timol explores the paradoxical nature of island life in his poem Island
Sarah Thembile Mkhonza desribes praise poetry and reads Swaziland, I Witnessed You
Sonia Sultuane, a Muslim poet, discusses identity in her poem African
Emmanuel Hitilasha describes his native village and reads African Way
Cheela Chilala talks about the poetry tradition in Zambia and reads Rear View Mirror
Michaella Rugwizangoga reads Colors, twenty years on from the Rwandan genocide
Beverley Nambozo Nsengiyunva reads her poem Lake Nalubaale
Poet and journalist Tolu Ogunlesi reads Abeokuta, a childhood recollection
Syl talks about the history of Sierra Leone and reads, 'The Colour of Stones'.
Toni Stuart, a performance poet from Cape Town, reads ‘#34breestreet’
Alexander reads his poem 'Someone in Africa Loves You'
Adjei reads 'For the Mountains' and talks about his home city of Kumasi in Ashanti.
TJ Dema from Botswana is a performance poet and reads 'Boikanyo'