CALL FOR ESSAYS on African Issues in the Past, Present, and Future

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Menes Tau/The Volta Times
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The Volta Times invites submissions for its online publication at

The Volta Times offers lively, informative essays and bold perspectives on timely topics that are important to global African communities, whether directed at Africans on the continent or in the diaspora abroad. We welcome insightful commentary on news stories, summaries of research, book critiques, film critiques, short stories, and personal essays on topics such as politics, the economy, education, the environment, sports, religion, race, and culture, among other topics.

Essays should be 500-1500 words in length and written for a general, but educated, audience.

Send submissions, queries, or general questions to

If you have an interest in becoming a regular writer at The Volta Times, contact Menes Tau (