People are on the move. Mainly moving to western countries. Other places keep their borders closed. People are looking freedom and space to breath. The Nigerian writer Okey Ndibe can relate to this problem. He writes about the events in his home country and Biafra, during the devastating civil war.
Many flocked to the center of literature: the gala organized by Kwani Trust. The winners of a literary prize were received and praised. People talked and were seen and heard. Read more about and ask yourselves: Kwani?
It was with some hesitation I started reading this book. A book using the name of Nelson Mandela could be a kind of hagiography. A book describing a friendship with the very same Nelson Mandela could be an attempt to acquire an halo, due to the link with Mandela. The feeling did not quite leave … Continue reading MANDELA MY PRISONER, MY FRIEND