It seems to me that the issue of identity is a topic that is important in moderrn African Literature. It is a question about roots and about globalism. It is a matter of language, colonial and local. It is a matter of cultural diversity and unity. Yewande Omotoso (with her multi-national roots) talks about this … Continue reading mastering my father-tongue
Zelda Grange wrote a book on the man who was her employer. The man was more important than the assistant. She wrote her book on her boss Nelson Mandela. She was the white girl who came from a totally different background. And the two had a working relationship for many years. She talks about her … Continue reading zelda la grange remembers mandela
Here is another poetical voice from Uganda. Kampala is making poetical headlines with a poetry award. Read more about it. And this poster is a meeting of Klimt and Kampala.
The Ugandan author Dilman Dila is in the news and he tries to make news and sends his news far and near. Last Saturday he was interviewed for Talkradio (no music on this radio?). They talk about ‘A killing in the sun’.