A voice form the central parts of Africa. Names like Rwanda and Burundi that do remind us of atrocities. And of late: Arsenal. He was a musician, making rap, and he know turned his had to writing. In this article you will a profile of Gaël Faye.
These are the days that a tomtom is a navigationsystem in your car. In the olden days a tomtom was a kind of drum. The times have changed. Indeed the times have changed since Attilio Gatti wrote his books, based on his extensive travels in Africa. Gatti (1896 – 1969) hailed from Italy and he … Continue reading TOM-TOMS IN THE NIGHT / BLACK MIST
There is more to Burundi than the position of the president. There is a literary scene as well. David Shook gives a bird’s eye view of the state of Burundi from a literary perspective.
Dale Peterson was asked by Jane Goodall to write with her a book about chimpanzee. In order to prepare himself for this adventure he decided to make a journey on the African continent to aquaint himself with different projects on the continent that focus on the life of chimps. He travels through different countries by … Continue reading review CHIMPANZEE TRAVELS
What is like to be Afro-American in Africa? That is what Eddy wonders about. He does not entertain thoughts about his ancestry, like : I am able retrace the steps of my forefathers and foremothers. His journey starts in Paris, a town with many people coming from West Africa. They have gone to paris in … Continue reading review NATIVE STRANGER
This is another great book bu the Flemish author Lieve Joris. She puts all her knowledge of and love for Congo/Zaïre in this beautiful bookabout a sa, very sad reality. It is the reality of the warzones in the eastern parts of Congo. Not only groups with Congolese roots are involved in the bloodshed and … Continue reading review HET UUR VAN DE REBELLEN