the author of black mamba boy


I did not know about WardheerNews. But I did a little (very little) research to find out what this news is. Is it a village? Is it a town? and in What country? Could I find Wardheer on a map? No, it is the name of an online Somali Magazine, started in 2004. The meaning … Continue reading the author of black mamba boy

review URU


In the year 1960 Congo became an independent country. Later on the name was changed to Zaïre, and even later changed back (or forward) to Congo and so on. In this novel the political and colonial situation of the last years before independence are interwoven with the personal story of a Dutch couple. The man … Continue reading review URU

opening up worlds


Here it is. An interview with one of the leading publishers in Zimbabwe. Her name is Irene Staunton. She is one of the founding parents of the publishing house Weaver Press. In this interview she talks about her return to Zimbabwe after it gained independence and opening new world through and new ideas.