Abidjan Blues

By Veronique Tadjo.

In a series of readings for Radio 3's Africa Season, streetlife is the theme.

Akissi finally returns to Cote d'Ivoire, but it's to bury her father.

This feels like she's severing her last links with the city of her birth.

Until, that is, she retraces her father's footsteps in the capital.

Read by Janice Acquah

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By Veronique Tadjo.

In a series of readings for Radio 3's Africa Season, streetlife is the theme.

Akissi finally returns to Cote d'Ivoire, but it's to bury her father.

This feels like she's severing her last links with the city of her birth.

Until, that is, she retraces her father's footsteps in the capital.

Read by Janice Acquah