why did i leave her out?


Yes, that is the question! Why did I leave the Nigerian (or American?) writer Nnedi Okorafor out of my link-list? I know she did not appreciate it when she was left out of an article on the young breed of African writers. How dared the writer?  But now I have found her website, I have … Continue reading why did i leave her out?

an interview with ngugi wa thiong’o


Just last week I discovered this interview with the America-based Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong’o. One of the issues this interview touches upon is the use of language. Should African writers use the colonial languages (so many years after the end of the colonial states?) or should the writer use his or her mother tongue? … Continue reading an interview with ngugi wa thiong’o