Released in December 2009, the novel which started life as a series of excerpts shared on the author's blog has brought only accolades in its wake.

Since its release, A Heart to Mend has appeared in the top twenty West African Books on the Amazon Kindle Bestseller list. Reports from the publisher Authorhouse, confirm the great reception the book has got so far in terms of sales. The novel also was recently selected by The New African Woman July Issue as one of the Summer Must-reads alongside The Long Song by Andrea Levy and The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna.

This is a short clip from the powerful film Sankofa. The film was directed by Ethiopian born filmmaker, Haile Gerima, who is based in United States. Sankofa opened 1994 as a widely acclaimed film. The film is about slavery, African resistance to the institution, and mental destruction on the psyche. This is a must watch.

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