He refound his voice when he spent time in a bookshop in farflung USA, at the university of Harvard. Jolyon started writing again after he had written several books in the past, one on fly fishing. He is interviewed by his son-in-law Achille Mbembe, a philosopher from Cameroon.
Late in his life he decided to write a collection of essays on daily life, maybe a bit like columns on fly fishing. In this interview the journalist Jolyon Nuttall talks with his son-in-law the Cameroonian philosopher Achille Mbembe.
Maybe the French president Emmanuel Macron has met his superior in the German chancellor Anega Merkel. What ever the truth maybe, it is clear that he tries to tighten the ties with Francophone countries and parts of countries. This called the Francophonie. Many countries in Africa have ties with France, a former colonial power. It … Continue reading Le français, notre bien commun ? Par Alain Mabanckou et Achille Mbembe
The South African philosopher and writer Achille Mbembe gives his thoughts on the present situation in South African. What are the challenges the South African nation is now facing? What changes have taken place? Has there been any progress?
Achille Mbembe is called in this article a ‘public intellectual’. When this is true I wonder what he does in private? He has written a book ‘on the postcolony’. And when you follow this link you find more about this book and part of the text.