A landlocked country (even the shores of the lake are receding) in the midst of the enormous African continent. This country carries the same name as the lake: Chad. From 1982 – 1990 Hissène Habré ruled this country. He was no stranger to power for during previous reigns he had been Prime Minister and Secretary … Continue reading Review of THE TRIAL OF HISSÈNE HABRÉ
The history of football in Nigeria
The World Championship Football is played out on fields in Russia. One of the participants is the Green Eagles team. The national squad from Nigeria. Nigerian football has seen many famous names, some of the players have played and play for major teams in Europa (and other continents) where they have gained glory. Think of … Continue reading The history of football in Nigeria
5 tips on writing the great South African novel from a popular author
Did you ever want to write a great novel? You have tried and tried. You have written and erased. The paper landed in a bonfire. Now you have the chance for a second try. In this article you will 5 tips tow rite a great novel. NB a great South African novel. Do not try … Continue reading 5 tips on writing the great South African novel from a popular author
Journeys in Afrofuturism
In this podcast you can listen to Emma Dabiri who talks about the artistic expressions of Afrofuturism. This Afrofuturism is not only found in literature, but also in movies (Black Panther) and other arts.
Preserving and writing history: a dialogue with Ayesha Harruna Attah
In this article you will find an interview by an excited journalist who talks with the writer of The Hundred Wells of Salaga. The book about the hundred wells is the third book by Ayesha Harruna Attah. In this book Attah delves into her personal roots to write about her great great grandmother.
A rocky road to Zimbabwe
In this article the Zimbabwean writer Panashe Chigumadzi writes about the effects of the disappearance of the Robert Mugabe from the centre of power. He has been leading the country from the start of independence. Panashe takes the Zimbabwean ruins and her ancestors as founding elements of her country. But is this sufficient?