The relation between general education and pleasure in reading has often been stressed. This time the Angolan writer Pedro Ambrósio Caiombo has made a statement concerning the introduction of Angolan literature in education. Read more about his statement.
What is the core of the problem? According to Mandla Langa writers, black writers, should be the agents of change. Change should not be expected form others, but form the black writers themselves. Is this the core problem? Have a look for yourselves.
Here are some quotes from the South African writer Sihle Khumalo on the ongoing debate about the literary system in South Africa. These are some of the things he said during a debate on the issues raised at Franschhoek Literary Festival. There was a debate on the issues of race, and class and books and … Continue reading south africans don’ t take literature
She does not have a fixed workspace. She has been travelling and moving places. Well, she moved from place to place, but she can always find a place to write. Read some answers by Yewande Omotoso.
He is back in town. He had some meetings with politicians, far and wide on the spectrum. All these meetings were in private. Now he has ventured out into the wide open spaces and he went to a secondary school, in Nairobi, Kenya. When you follow this link you will see and hear what Ngugi … Continue reading ngugi wa thiong’o speaks