BY THE BOOK: Michelle K Angwenyi


There are so many new and refreshing on the literary kerbs of life, some others are on the highway. Some move a high speed, some walk on at a leisurely pace. One of the new voices is the student of zoology Michelle K. Angwenyi. Next to being a student she is a writer of poetry. Maybe … Continue reading BY THE BOOK: Michelle K Angwenyi

Nigerian noir – five books to try


I will not be far of the mark when I say that that crime writing is a very popular genre in literature. Many people like to read these books and try to help the crime fighters in solving the murder, the theft, the scam etcetera. The Zimbabwean writer Tendai Huchu writes in this article about … Continue reading Nigerian noir – five books to try

The Literati with Colleen Higgs Publisher of Modjaji Books


A journey of discovering your own country, your country of birth and youth and so on. This is a journey that Colleen Higgs has undertaken. She tells about in this article. She tells about one aspect of it, the journey into the literary world of South Africa and other countries of Africa. This journey is … Continue reading The Literati with Colleen Higgs Publisher of Modjaji Books

An ode to silence – Kenya’s third national language


We are aware of the multitude of languages on the African continent. Even in one country many languages are being spoken. The East African state of Kenya is such a country. Two national languages: English and (Ki)Swahili. But the journalist and writer Rasna Warah has discovered a third national language. A language that has not … Continue reading An ode to silence – Kenya’s third national language