Inform children about sexual abuse with these two illustrated titles


Sexual abuse is a widespread scourge. In many countries young and old people have been the victim of a person who did not want to keep within boundaries. For all these  victims a scar, a wound will be present forever in their life. The South African writer Fanie Viljoen has written two books on this … Continue reading Inform children about sexual abuse with these two illustrated titles

Ngugi: We perfect our English as Europe sharpens tools of plunder


He is back home. The celebrated author Ngugi wa Thiong’o has arrived in Kenya. He will present his latest book. Next to that he will promote the use of vernacular languages. He himself has been an example of that for many decades. In this article an interview with the latest news on his time in … Continue reading Ngugi: We perfect our English as Europe sharpens tools of plunder

Ngugi wa Thiong’o: We have normalised negativity towards African languages


Already for many decades the Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong’o has advocated the use of the vernacular in daily live, including the school play ground, and especially in the world of culture. He is now on the brink of launching his latest book, written in his mother tongue. In this article more on this good … Continue reading Ngugi wa Thiong’o: We have normalised negativity towards African languages

Angolan writer participates in Brazilian anthology


There is a close connection between Lusophone countries in Africa and Brasil. Cultural exchanges between these countries take place. In Brasil  an anthology will be published including writers from different African countries. One of these writers is Helena Dias from Angola. In this article you will find more information. 

Miguna rained on Raila’s parade with new book


Politics in Kenya seem to be divided between the Kenyatta’s and the Odinga’s (sorry for the devotees of Arap Moi). Fathers and Sons. The politician Miguna Miguna wrote a book on the politician Raila Odinga, son of  Jaramogi Ajuma Oginga Odinga. This new book by Miguna Miguna is titled Treason: The Case against Tyrants and Renegades. … Continue reading Miguna rained on Raila’s parade with new book