farah’s brutal honesty about home


He travels far and wide. He lives in Norway and in South Africa. But he never forgets. He never forgets his roots. The country of his birth. Somalia. Nuruddin Farah is in that way never far away from the disturbed country of his birth. A country of death and disaster at times. A country with … Continue reading farah’s brutal honesty about home

african literature: the china connection


Lieve Joris wrote a beautiful book on the relations between Africa and China. On the day (September 2, 2014) that I published my post on this book I also posted some articles on the general relationship between Africa and China. China invests in Africa, that is for sure. And what will be the cost of … Continue reading african literature: the china connection