This book is a collection of twelve stories written by the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Most of these stories have been published before, some under another title, one has even been published twice before finding itself in this collection.  Let me state first that I have enjoyed these stories very much. They have been … Continue reading THE THING AROUND YOUR NECK

Uns bekommt hier niemand mehr weg

They came together in the German town Frankfurt. Global icon of prominence of the financial world, probably even more so after the Brexit, when financial institutions will leave London and move to Frankfurt. Will people talk about all the foreigners and expat’s who will descend on this town?  During the past few years there have … Continue reading Uns bekommt hier niemand mehr weg

Mansoura Ez-Eldin: ‘The Limbo of Sounds’

The relationship between the African continent and the country China is growing and deepening. Image one continent needs to be helped and funded and at times exploited by one country. Colonial days, but in a different dress.  China does not like to be criticized. How does that influence its presence in Africa and the way … Continue reading Mansoura Ez-Eldin: ‘The Limbo of Sounds’