TOM-TOMS IN THE NIGHT / BLACK MIST


These are the days that a tomtom is a navigationsystem in your car. In the olden days a tomtom was a kind of drum. The times have changed. Indeed the times have changed since Attilio Gatti wrote his books, based on his extensive travels in Africa. Gatti (1896 – 1969) hailed from Italy and he … Continue reading TOM-TOMS IN THE NIGHT / BLACK MIST

review CHIMPANZEE TRAVELS


Dale Peterson was asked by Jane Goodall to write with her a book about chimpanzee. In order to prepare himself for this adventure he decided to make a journey on the African continent to aquaint himself with different projects on the continent that focus on the life of chimps. He travels through different countries by … Continue reading review CHIMPANZEE TRAVELS

review NATIVE STRANGER


What is like to be Afro-American in Africa? That is what Eddy wonders about. He does not entertain thoughts about his ancestry, like : I am able retrace the steps of my forefathers and foremothers. His journey starts in Paris, a town with many people coming from West Africa. They have gone to paris in … Continue reading review NATIVE STRANGER

review HET UUR VAN DE REBELLEN


This is another great book bu the Flemish author Lieve Joris. She puts all her knowledge of and love for Congo/Zaïre in this beautiful bookabout a sa, very sad reality. It is the reality of the warzones in the eastern parts of Congo. Not only groups with Congolese roots are involved in the bloodshed and … Continue reading review HET UUR VAN DE REBELLEN