A border village with friendly officials who just love reading


Crossing borders can be a difficult exercise in Africa. Not withstanding the socalled African unity there is much ground to be won in the possibilities to move from one place to another. The Kenyan writer Rasna Warah had a very nice literary meeting when she wanted to cross the border between Tanzania and Malawi. Read … Continue reading A border village with friendly officials who just love reading

Yvonne Owuor on ‘Dust’


The Kenyan author Yvonne Oduor wrote a brilliant novel on the history of her country of birth. In her novel one of the language is the language of silence. It seems that people tend to think if they keep silent, the obvious presence of an issue will shade away into the darkness and into oblivion. … Continue reading Yvonne Owuor on ‘Dust’