review OUT OF DARKNESS, SHINING LIGHT


It took the lawyer and writer 20 years to write this book.It took her 10 years of historical research in libraries.It took her 350 pages to write it down. It brought me a fascinating read. I have read books about David Livingstone, the Scotchman who travelled through southern Africa in the nineteenth century. Who wrote … Continue reading review OUT OF DARKNESS, SHINING LIGHT

‘Speaking Shona was associated with humiliation’


In this article the Zimbabwean writer Petina Gappah tells about the use of languages. Which one to use? What are associations of languages? Is your mother tongue accepted at every place? It is an article attached to the book Decolonizing the mind by the Kenyan writer Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o. This book has been translated into German.