Mvula ya Nangolo is a poet from Namibia. For many years he lived in exile in Germany, after he had joined the SWAPO. In that country he discovered his poetical side. He studied journalism. At the moment he is one of the advisors to the Minister of Information and Communication Technology.
In the Fantasy World a change has been made. The organisers of the World Fantasy Award have announced that the winners of this award will no longer receive a bust of the famous fantasy writer H.P. Lovecraft. The reason for this change is the racist attitude of the man Lovecraft. One of the writers who … Continue reading ‘avowed racist’ hp lovecraft will no
Another nomination in the seemingly endless row of nominations, longlists and shortlist and literary award and literary award prize giving ceremonies. The South African writers have been nominated for the prestigious International Dublin Literary Award. Their names are Zakes Mda (lives in the USA), Mandla Langa and Imraan Coovadia.
The international writer Zukiswa Wanner has given her opinion on the artistic and creative relationship between Kenya (where she lives) and South Africa (where she has lived). She gave her speech in Nairobi.
This is (part of) the life story of Sonia Sampayo. She was a student of biological sciences in Madrid (Spain) and danced from an early age. She studied classical ballet, but moved on to other areas of dance. During her studies and dance lessons she gets to know several dancers and musicians from Senegal. She … Continue reading PRINCESA DE AFRICA