litfest takes on interactions of africans and their languages


Writers and artists flocked together for a litfest and one of things they talked about was the use of language. Is it the use of the languages of the former colonial powers? Is it the local languages (a multitude)? Or are there new venues in the discovery of new languages, languages that mix old and … Continue reading litfest takes on interactions of africans and their languages

8 books about muslim life


The comments by the presidential candidate in the United States of America has caused a stir, not just within the borders of this country, but it has its reverberations around the globe. Mr. Trump not only notices the effect in his businessdeals, but also in an attempt to block him from the United Kingdom (in … Continue reading 8 books about muslim life

writing books as a woman is challenging – djevwudu


It seems that women writers have a special handicap, at least that I understood from the Nigerian Vickie Djevwudu. She has written a book on aviation in Nigeria. She has said that in the process of writing a woman writer has to combine family, work and others. It is not clear to me who the others … Continue reading writing books as a woman is challenging – djevwudu