at 16, labaf, canvasses for freedom


Tomorrow the Lagos Art and Book Festival (LABAF) will start. Recently people congregated in Port Harcourt, now they can move along the coast to the former capital city of Lagos.  There is a string of activities, with some input from the British Council and the German Goethe Institute. Those who want to learn more about … Continue reading at 16, labaf, canvasses for freedom

nthikeng mohlele chats about the process of translating


There is an old saying that states that translation is a betrayal. How in the world is it possible to translate from one language to another language? Is it possible to catch what the writer tries to portray in his won language in another language? And how much is lost on the way?  When you … Continue reading nthikeng mohlele chats about the process of translating