The situation in South Africa after the news about the publication by Jacques Pauw on the Zuma group has gone viral has reached Belgium as well. Here you find an article published by a professor in Dutch literature working at a university in Belgium and at Stellenbosch University in South Africa is well worth a … Continue reading ‘Censuur in Zuid-Afrika: een fraai schouwspel is het niet’
One of the most famous writers in the field of Young Adult / sci-fi and fantasy is the Nigerian / American writer Nnedi Okorafor. Now there is an even younger writer with Nigerian roots that is knocking at the door of this world behind closed doors. Her name is Tomi Adeyemi. She studied in the … Continue reading Is this 24-year-old the next big thing in YA literature?
The days of apartheid and post-apartheid have given us a steady stream of books, fiction and non-fiction, novels and history books, poems and drama. One of these book is Red Dust written by Gillian Slovo, a child of the apartheid days. The book is set in the small (non-existent) town of Smitsrivier where the Truth and … Continue reading Review of RED DUST