caine’s legitimacy comes from its work


There has been some dicussion on the value of the Caine Prize. Is it a foreign intrusion? Should more attention be paid to African rooted prizes for literary works?  The Nigerian writer Chika Unigwe received a nice Nigerian prize with $100,000 to go with it. It is a Nigerian Prize, but the prize-money is mentioned … Continue reading caine’s legitimacy comes from its work

perfect by chika unigwe


Often we just read the words of a novel, a study a short stort. Once a while we get the opportunity to listen to the voice behind the words. Sometimes ypou have to travel to a literary festival, at other times the world wide web reveals the voice behind the words. Now you can listen … Continue reading perfect by chika unigwe

de poort naar een andere toekomst


Chika Unigwe lives in Belgium, but her roots are in Nigeria. She is a writer with an opinion about the developments in her country Belgium. Five years ago she took part in sessions on the position of people with a non-Belgium background. There were 15 women in all who took part in the discussions. The … Continue reading de poort naar een andere toekomst