What is a country without readers and libraries? This was an issue put across by two Ghanaian writers who talked and read from their book. They gave some practical suggestions to encourage reading for pleasure in Ghana.
The Algerian writer Boualem Sansal knows what it is to feel the wrath of other people for his opinion and his actions. Once he was awarded a literary prize, but later on the prize was denied him, because he had gone to Israel. Read what Boualem Sansal has to say about the events at … Continue reading a ce point, la passivité
There is still another voice, the ninth voice on the events in Paris, France. A few South African media people were asked about thier opinion and they talked about their experiences in South Africa. They tell about the limits of freedom they encountered.
When I think of international drugtrafficking I think of Latin American countries, for instance C0lombia. But let us not forget South Africa. Hazel Friedman, who is a journalist, did thorough research into the role of South Africa in the world of drugtrafficking. She travelled to the Asian country Thailand to see how the mules are … Continue reading inside story of a sa’s jailed drug
Here is voice numer eight on the events in Paris. This voice comes from South Africa and it is the voice of novelist and journalist Brent Meersman. He takes a look at the pressfreedom in South Africa and the role of the ANC, with its leading role in politics.
President Nelson Mandela donned a shirt of the Springboks, the story ended up in a book and was turned into a movie with Morgan Freeman. It was a very good publicity-move, for rugby is very, very important in South Africa. And why not use it for your own political aims? In 1974 the political aims … Continue reading when the lions came to town