The Ethiopia-rooted writer Maaza Mengiste draws attention to a book titled “Sudden Flowers”. The book contains many pictures shot in Ethiopia. Children who have met HIV/Aids are pictured. They have lost thier parents. Over many years Gottesman (= Man of God) travelled to Ethiopia to work on his project and involve the children in this … Continue reading sudden flowers
Those of you who a bit about the Bible, might know the parable about the Good Samaritan, told by Jesus Christ. The Samaritans were a group of people during his days who were of mixed descent (Jewish and non-Jewish). In the days of Jesus Jews avoided contact with Samaritans, they even did not like to … Continue reading the parable of the good somalian
Another sign of the poetical life in Kampala. A new anthology has been published by the lantern-carriers.
The poets in the Ugandan capital city Kampala joined in a performance. The president of the meet is interviewed. There are good sign coming form the poetical scenen in Uganda. Keep up the good work. Maybe soon Kampala will be the capital city of African poetry.
I tend to put a questionmark when a person is announced as “there is no better person to speak about ” and then follows a topic. It may be true, it may be a gimmick of a salesman. Let the words of the person speak, without setting the highest standard available. Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire interviewed … Continue reading all for a thousand literary