Some writers take ages to launch a book. This Gambian writer, Janet Badjan – Young, decided to launch two books at one event. One book is on the beautiful instrument ‘ kora’ .
All kinds of initiatives are taken and launched to get people to enjoy the benefits of reading. People set up libraries. People produce inexpensive books. People start Bookclubs. Here is another initiative, in South Africa, in the place Soweto.
Two young ladies from The Netherlands have started a publishing career. Publishing picture books geared towards children in the developing world (are not we all developing ?). The organization ‘Happy made by’ focusses on the socio-emotional development of children. At the moment they have focussed on eastern Africa, with books published in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda … Continue reading happy made by
He flashed his Kenyan pasport when he arrived at the airport in the capital of his country of birth. He has been living outside for many years. Part of the diaspora. Now Ngugi wa Thiong’o has returned to his country Kenya to celebrate 50 years of ‘Weep not, child’. Very soon after arrival he had … Continue reading kenya is on the right path