Here you find some comments by Sofia Samatar on a symposium she attended. The venue was Princeton University in the United States of America. It was all about incubating alternative worlds and about lifestream. Sofia explains.
She likes to rant about Igboness, her Igboness. Her name is Chikodili Emelumadu and she lives in London, the one in the United Kingdom. Here she is interviewed and she talks about writing and having a stage and an audience.
Her book is titled BINTI. It could be a KiSwahili word, meaning ‘Daughter’. But the meaning could be different. It is even possible there is no meaning. Nnedi takes you along her own ways of thinking and the depths of her fantasy. Be ready for a surprise. Here you find an extract of her BINTI.
Lagos, the city of peace! Not quite. A bustling city. A city alive. A city that never sleeps. A city for the hustlers and bustlers. A city for those who feel strong. A city where you can hide. A city … The day after the tomorrow a new project will start . A picture of … Continue reading 365 lives of lagos
The battle continues, but this small battle has been won. Small battle? Maybe it is a big battle. Can a journalist or a writer criticize the government of the day or is this a dangerous endeavour? A judge in Mozambique has spoken and the journalist and an academic are free to go. Mr. Judge, you … Continue reading a luta continua
Lovers of literature and books gathered in Nairobi, to be more precise Arboretum park. A fitting place, amidst trees and books. Book > paper > trees. It is all connected. A book was launched. A novel by the lady Michela Wrong who wrote journalistic books concerning political icons in Africa.