review The HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITIES’ MISSSION TO CENTRAL AFRICA


On page 259 I saw it with my own eyes. The words: “Ex Africa semper aliquid novi”.  One of the forms in which this famous statement has rolled through history.  But let me start at the beginning. We do not start in Central Africa but in the British university town Cambridge. The explorer and missionary … Continue reading review The HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITIES’ MISSSION TO CENTRAL AFRICA

Doris Lessing’s Nobel medal goes up for auction


The famous writer Doris Lessing, with strong links to Rhodesia / Zimbabwe, where she lived and worked, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in the year 2007. A few years later, in 2013, she passed away. When she won the Nobel Prize she received a medal. Now this medal is up for sale. The auction … Continue reading Doris Lessing’s Nobel medal goes up for auction