A doctor and a diplomat on the ebola frontline

The Ebola has been going around for at least several decades in West Africa. Congo / Zaïre has been one of the hot spots. Recently I read a book on an outbreak in Congo, long time ago.  The problem is still not over. Now a new book has come on the market. Getting to Zero … Continue reading A doctor and a diplomat on the ebola frontline

Review of YAMBUKU

Yambuku. Days may have passed that you did not travel to Yambuku. A small place in a hidden corner of the immense country of Congo or Zaïre. There is a small settlement of missionaries from Belgium. They started their work in 1935 and the settlement has grown since. Nuns came from Belgium and settled there … Continue reading Review of YAMBUKU


This is the third and last book by Choga Regina Egbeme (not her real name), a woman with a German mother Lisa and a Nigerian father. Her married mother met this Nigerian man David who led a church of the Black Jesus and had a harem in Lagos, Nigeria. Lisa leaves her husband and marries … Continue reading HINTER DER SCHLEIER DER TRÄNEN


You go to an office in Kampala (Uganda) and want to do your bussines, you get to a desk to get some information, to speak a certain person, to get papers, to get a signature, but the man with the key has gone! In other words, you just go home and try another day to … Continue reading THE MAN WITH THE KEY HAS GONE!

book on depression for launch

To some depression is a western disease, where people live in a stressful world. But according to dr. Vivian Ikem, a PhD graduate of Chemical Engineering, there is more to say on this topic, so she wrote a book on this topic, for depression has many faces. At first I thought that the relationship between … Continue reading book on depression for launch


Henning Mankell is a famous writer with Swedish origins. Many years he spent in Mozambique and other countries. He is a writer and also of man of the theatre.  In this little book he tells about the scourge of Aids. He visits some people in Uganda who work with a small booklet to write down … Continue reading Review JAG DOR, MEN MINNET LEVER