So long a letter by Mariama Ba

This is my second time reading "So long a letter". It was mandatory in my secondary school, unfortunately, I can't recall the exact grade. I command the fact that this book was made mandatory in several french-speaking countries, but should 12 years old kids read this kind of book? In any case,  let's say that my  subsequent... Continue Reading →

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Something Torn and New: An African Renaissance by Ngugi Wa Thiong’o

Technically, this is a set of lectures by Professor Thiong’o on African renaissance and languages. The author presents the case for writing in African languages and the pride of African names. Also, there is a great discussion on what is needed for an African Renaissance. You would expect this to be a tedious read, but... Continue Reading →

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