day i invited achebe to taifa hall


Last year the Nigerian writer Chinue Achebe passed away. For some people this passing on, one year ago, is a good time to bring back memories of an encounter with the man himself. One of these people with memories is Henry Indangasi from Kenya. When he met Achebe he was the chairman of the Literature … Continue reading day i invited achebe to taifa hall

review A GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA


They huddle together somewhere on a shelf in one of our rooms. A Field Guide to the Mammals of Africa. A Field Guide to the Birds of West Africa. A Field Guide to the Birds of East Africa. And now there is another Guide to the Birds of East Africa. All about birds, strange birds … Continue reading review A GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF EAST AFRICA

review DE BUREN VAN OBAMA’S OMA


Over a period of several years the journalist Sandiford visited the slumarea Korogocho in the Kenian capotal Nairobi. Sometimes it was just a daylong visit. At another time she stayed for a month in a rented place in the slum area. So during this period of about twelve years she got to know quite a … Continue reading review DE BUREN VAN OBAMA’S OMA