Muhtar Bakare founded Kachifo in 2001 to “tell our own stories”. Kachifo, which trades under the name Farafina, is an independent publisher of literary fiction, popular fiction, textbooks, general interest books and the Farafina Magazine. Kachifo is the Nigerian publisher of Half of a Yellow Sun, and many other outstanding literary works by authors such as Ben Okri, Biyi Bandele, Binyavanga Wainaina and Igoni Barrett.