Seven Books by African Authors That You Should Read A peephole into the kaleidoscopic existence of the people of this great continent
In a speech titled “The African Renaissance, South Africa and The World” at the United Nations University, in 1998, Thabo Mbeki said: “Unless we are able to answer the question ‘Who were we?’ we will not be able to answer the question ‘What shall we be?’”
Q&A with the creative force that is Wally Serote.
When did you realise you had a passion for, and a gift with words? I began to write when I was in primary school, perhaps at the age of 14 or so. This engagement was most enhanced
Words on Words Book Review
Zimbabwe Takes Its Land Back Joseph Hanlon, Jeanette Manjengwa and Teresa Smart Jacana Media “Zimbabwe has taken back its land, and the new occupants will not allow that
Black man’s medicine (Muzi Kuzwayo) Book
In Africa there is an unfortunate maxim that says, “The black man’s medicine is the white man”.
Zuma Exposed (Jonathan Ball Publishers) Book Review
The name Jacob Zuma has been consistently linked with controversy causing local and international media to scramble over each other to expose his shortcomings and scandals.
Conversations with My Sons and Daughters (Penguin Group)
Conversations with My Sons and Daughters Dr Ramphele Penguin Group Dr Ramphele was once described by the Daily Mail and Guardian as “fearless and hyper-confident,
This Book Betrays My Brother (Kagiso Lesego Molope) Book Reciew
This Book Betrays My Brother Kagiso Lesego Molope University Press Kagiso Molope is a young South African author whose work has gained recognition locally and internationally. Her
Why Africa Fails – The Case For Growth Before Democracy (Elly Twineyo – Kamugisha)
Ugandan born Associate Consultant and part-time lecturer Elly Twineyo – Kamugisha opens up discussions on whether Africa was prejudiced by seeking democracy before
Spud: Exit, Pursued by a Bear (John van de Ruit (@johnvanderuit) )
Spud: Exit, Pursued by a Bear John van de Ruit (@johnvanderuit) Picador One of the most successful authors in South Africa sadly brings to bookshelves the last of his much
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