binyavanga on how nollywood

He advised people on how to write about Africa. The sunsets, the trees, the right amount of animals, the whites at the steeringwheel in search of … He wrote this about ten years ago and since those early days many things have happened to Binyavanga Wainaina. Here he connects with the Nigerian filmindustry: Nollywood.   … Continue reading binyavanga on how nollywood


This story written by the Angolan writer Pepetela reads like a Rise and Decline of the Caposso Business Empire. But, before I continue with the book itself, let me tell you that the real name of the writer is not Pepetela (the word ‘pepetela’ means eyelash). His birthname is Artur Carlos Maurício Pestana dos Santos. I … Continue reading PREDADORES