Book Review: Ogadinma by Ukamaka Olisakwe

Book Title:  Ogadinma Genre: FictionAuthor:  Ukamaka OlisakwePublisher:  Masobe BooksYear of Publication:  2021Number of Pages: 266ISBN: 978-978-57645-6-7Reviewer: Tola Ijalusi Book Review Ogadinma is the story of triumph, a story of Ogadinma’s journey to liberation and self-discovery. A story that stands for the voice of many Nigerian women who has faced abuse, and patriarchal oppression. A true Nigerian story.  A good girl of 17 who want to study Literature at the University went to see Barrister Chima for assistance in gaining admission but the rich lawyer took advantage of her, thwarting her dreams and giving her some money to ‘take care of yourself’ which Ogadinma later used … Continue reading Book Review: Ogadinma by Ukamaka Olisakwe


Hello! Happy New Year to you from Parousia Magazine. Our prayer for this year is that your strength will be renewed and you will soar high like an eagle, achieving all your heart desires and prosperous in all your doings. Thank you for staying with us thus far – you are the spirit that keeps this magazine running, your contributions and readership goes a long way in encouraging us to keep publishing the best of Christian Art and Literature. Yes, we were ranked 31st on the Top 50 African Literature Blog by Feedspot. You are making us fly, we look … Continue reading HAPPY NEW YEAR 2019 | PAROUSIA Magazine

Call For Submission PAROUSIA Magazine The Glorification Issue #8

  PAROUSIA Magazine is calling for submissions for it 8th Issue to be published by April 2018 during the Easter Celebration. The theme of this forthcoming Issue is the Sufferings of Christ and the Glory that should follow – The Glorification Issue. 1 Peter 1:11 “Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when it testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should follow.” KJV In the ancient prophesies from the old testament, God promised a Saviour who would suffer and then be glorified. The Life, Death, Burial … Continue reading Call For Submission PAROUSIA Magazine The Glorification Issue #8

Lalibela’s Wise Man: Review By Bhekimpilo Dungeni

  There is an excellent play of words in Lalibela’s Wise Man, yet the writer doesn’t shy away from building an evenly fast-paced and catchy narrative. It grips one’s attention from the first Chapter; with a clear, concise description of the main-character Christian and his unfolding journey towards self-discovery. The beauty of the story is that it’s a journey from the word-go, and the reader is left with no choice but fixated to this page-turner that takes him from America to Ethiopia; in a splendid display of disparities between the two countries.   As a reader, one gets to enjoy … Continue reading Lalibela’s Wise Man: Review By Bhekimpilo Dungeni