Vamba Sherif left Liberia. He has been in different countries but finally he settled in The Netherlands. He has severla books to his name, one dealing with an immigrant family in The Netherlands. For those of you who understand the Dutch language (in The Netherlands, Belgium, South Africa and many more places) you will find … Continue reading de liefde
Does literature have a role to play in the nationbuilding? Will the reading of good books help to improve its citizens and the nation itself. The Angolan writer Lopito Feijó has some comments to make.
He mentions the great scholar and bishop of the early church in Northern Africa, Saint Augustin. Augustin is mentioned by the Libyan writer Ibrahim al-Koni (1948). So what relates Augustin to nomadic tribes? Read about it.
There is this big question: what is the impact of the writer who uses the language Afrikaner? Will there still be an impact in South Africa? Did this literary language florish during the days of apartheid when the rulers were confronted in thier own language. You can listen to a discussion on this topic, when … Continue reading pen afrikaans gesprek
A few weeks ago I was given an e-reader. Someone did not need this potential library. I took me some time and help to able myself to download books. I like a free e-reader and I like free books as well. In my serach I came across the website of the Gutenberg Project. Here you … Continue reading E-READER
Rap against rape. Tanzanian female poets fight against rape and the attitude of Tanzanian society against rape. A wider problem at the background is the position of women at large in society. Read about the actions of Tanzanian poets.