Zimbabwe: The Blame Game is a cycle of creative non-fiction pieces, pulling the readers through the politics of modern day Zimbabwe. Like in any game, there are players in this game, opposing each other. The game is told through the eyes of one of the players, thus it is subjective. It centres on truthfully trying
My First Coup D’Etat: And Other True Stories from the Lost Decades of Africa, by John Dramani Mahama, President of Ghana In Ghana, the then Vice President (and now President), John Dramani Mahama released his memoir, My First Coup d’Etat about growing up in his homeland and living through the turbulent history of post-independent Ghana.
She introduced herself to Kenya and the world with her evergreen novel The River and the Source, at a time when Kenyans were starting to wonder who would step into Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s gigantic shoes. Readers instantly fell in love with the book. And to prove that it was no fluke, the book won the
Deprived of being heard, people still have a voice. They make it heard in ways that disturb the status quo. This book is an engagement with such voices. Can Deni, Wairi, Yaadi, matatu people, militia people and taxi drivers in Kenya also ask “Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?” as Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela
In his book about the Biafran war, Achebe veers towards partisan politics rather than a personal memoir or balanced retelling of the history. In the opening pages of his new memoir, There Was A Country, Chinua Achebe lays claim to ‘story’, as an almost proper noun in the grandest, most comprehensive of definitions. This story