Always a good idea for a former-politician to write down what he has done and what he has learned and what he wants to pass. This time our focus is on the West African country Cameroon. In Douala the former governor Abakar Ahamat has launched his book “L’Audace d’être différent” . Now we need the audacity … Continue reading Ex-Governor’s book launched
The book that Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi wrote took of with a slow start. Publishers were not keen to publish her book on the Ugandan world and the changes that came with it. In 2014 a Kenyan publisher decided to publish ‘Kintu’. The book gained a popular following and a following among the members of literary … Continue reading So Many Ways of Knowing: An Interview with Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Author of “Kintu”
There is a story and there is a talk, a TedTalk by the inspiring. She is a Binti with Nigerian roots and she writes and talks and teaches. Here she talks while Ted and many others listen.
At an early age Marie wrote a book, consisting of one sentence and covering over a hundred pages. This shows her ability in shaping the language she uses in her books. She is not afraid of long sentences. She is not afraid of complexities. She is not afraid of searching the mind of people, the … Continue reading EN FAMILLE
He has established his name as writer. The man is Kamel Daoud and he moves on with his next publication. The title of his new publication is Zabor, ou les psaumes. Read more about the launch of this book here.
In January 2011 the revolution started in Egypt, whether it would be a lasting revolution was not clear in those heady days. One of the people involved was Omar Robert Hamilton, a writer and filmmaker of British / Egyptian descent, who flew to Egypt to partake in the events. On his side was his Egyptian … Continue reading Omar Robert Hamilton: ‘We won’t know