It is a popular passtime for young people from the western world (or the northern world, depending on you startingpoint): travelling to an African country, selecting a poor area (an orphanage is preferred), spending one or two weeks at5 that place, doing some voluntary labour, travelling for a few more weeks in this selected country. … Continue reading six years in an african village
The South African writer André Brink will receive an honorary doctorate from an university in Belgium. Next month the event will take place at the University at Louvain. This is a very old Roman Catholic University.
The Algerian writer Yasmina Khadra has spoken out about the killing at the editorial offices of Charly Hebdo. The two perpetrators were from Algerian origin. But does this affect this Algerian writer? Let him speak and let us hear.