This German newspaper pays attention to the birthday of the Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka. The writer sees his handling of words as a mix of his Yoruba-background and Elizabethan world. His writing is at the crossroads of cultures of different parts of our world.
You cannot have missed it: Wole Soyinka turned 80 this day! He threw a party with friends and with some who are not so close to him. Even the Nigerian president Jonathan Goodluck, who has been severely criticised by Soyinka, praised Soyinka for his promotion of democracy and a number of other issues. Even Gowon, … Continue reading big cheers as outspoken nobel laureate ….