They met a long time ago, in 1957. There was a debate organized at Maseno, Kenya, between two astute secondary school in Kenya: Maseno and Alliance. Ngugi (or was it James?) led the band from Alliance and he heard her voice from the back. After that they met many times, these two writers from Kenya. … Continue reading i’ve lost my literary sister
Here you find an article on the late Abubakar Gimba, the Nigerian writer, who was born in Minna. This article is written by a man who has been touched by the books written by Gimba and by meeting the man himself.
What to do when you have reached the age of 80? What do you read? I have still a few years to go before I reach that number so I have plenty of time to think about it. The question was asked John Pepper Clarck, the Nigerian playright and author. Here you find his answer.
It seems that the writing of science fiction stories only recently emerged on the African continent. But it seems that the first story was published over a 100 years ago in South Africa. Now you can read this story.