The South African writer and journalist Zukiswa Wanner writes from personal experience when she writes about the recent spate of violence against people from other countries that has erupted in South Africa. She remember a previous occassion and she urges her readers to start a boycott, with the hope that the South African government will … Continue reading #boycottsouthafrica
Two African writers are on the shortlist for the IMPAC Award (Dublin City Council, Ireland). One is the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who wrote Americanah. The other is from Morocco and his name is Mahi Binebine. He is not only a writer, but also a painter and he knows his maths. The prize is worth … Continue reading moroccan writer mahi binebine
Here we are again. Another literary prize. This time the award is coming from Dublin, Ireland. Ten novels have managed to reach the shortlist. The prize is worth the staggering amount of €100,000. Two African writers have made it to the shortlist. One is the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adiuchie the other one is from … Continue reading ten books shortlisted for 2015 award
Has it been quiet since the South African writer Zainub P. Dala has been attacked in Durban? Has there been a blame-game going on? Bettina Wyngaard puts the event in a wider context, a religious context.