African novelists aren’t travel guides

The Ghanaian author Nii Parkes did an interesting thing in his first novel ‘Tail of the Blue Bird’. He did not limit himself to the English language, but also used two Ghanaian (or maybe better West African) languages. It was part of the story, for in his story we meet people who use different languages. … Continue reading African novelists aren’t travel guides

afropolitanism is bs and books

The Ugandan writer Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire relives a meeting with a panel on African writers and books  and literature. The session was held in London (United Kingdom). There were laughs and serious comments.