nigeria’s ankara press


Romance has its own cultural stamp. Books on romance in for instance the United Kingdom do not fit the situation in northeastern Nigeria. The attraction between a man and a woman has its own language in diverse situations. The Nigerian Ankara Press has recognized this and has come up with their own writers for their … Continue reading nigeria’s ankara press

rain and bamboo


Some people have some bambooshoots in thier garden. The giant panda in China thrive on bamboo. Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel, the writer from Equatorial Guinea, takes a closer look at the bamboo he knows. The bamboo as a bed, a hard bed. Just have a closer look at this important bamboo-story. The man has a name … Continue reading rain and bamboo

if even the spirit child


This story brings you to the Indian Ocean. The vessel has left Dar es Salaam for the high seas. On board is Bwana Msa. He is the character in eight novels written by Mohammed Said Abdulla. This story by Mohammed Said Abdulla has been translated into English from the KiSwahili. You can read the KiSwahili-original … Continue reading if even the spirit child

quand le roman noire sort de l’ombre


The African novel is leaving the shadows and takes it rightful place in the world of literature. This what it is about in this article that shows from the French speaking world some pointers to the world of literature in Africa, from the south to the north.