nigeria must forgive


The writer has spoken again. Wole Soyinka, of Nobel-fame, has called for forgiveness for the former dictator Buhari, who has been chosen to be president of Nigeria. Soyinka refers to Nelson mandela who forgave the Boer who masterminded the apartheid-system, now the Nigerians have to be little Mandela’s.   Advertisements

south african organization


A literary prize that is not awarded to a writer. Yes, it happens, not often, but it happens. It happened in South Africa. An organization was awarded the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2015. Lindgren was a Swedish writer who wrote famous books for children (or she wrote books that became famous). The organization that has … Continue reading south african organization

african romance novels


I ticked the box ‘Literature’ for categories and tags, but I am not sure if this is correct. I do not now want to delve into a discussion on what minimum quality should be present to be entered into the fields of Literature.  Well, they are books, they are novels, they tell us about love … Continue reading african romance novels