taking the wrong turn


Jacob Dlamini has written an important book with the title ‘Askari’. He brings us back to the days of the official apartheid. Who was working with the apartheid-regime? Who was opposing it? Can you follow the colourlines to determine who was opposing or collaborating? Here you find an interview with Jacob Dlamini.  

emmanuel iduma speaks to novelist maaza mengiste


She was riding the waves when her first book was published under the gaze of a wide audience and lions. She hails from Ethiopia and now she resides in the United States of America. She was part of discussions on the invading Italians into Ethiopia before the second world war. She talks about her work … Continue reading emmanuel iduma speaks to novelist maaza mengiste

taiye selasi: je ne suis pas une femme littéraire normale


The first novel by Taiye Selasi has been translated into French. The publication of her novel in France is a good moment to pay some attention to this ‘Afropolitan’ lady, who according to the writer of this article must be the most beautiful writer in the world. I am not sure the writer has met … Continue reading taiye selasi: je ne suis pas une femme littéraire normale