Books

‘Rescue Thyself: Change in Sub-Saharan Africa Must Come from Within’ by Sylvanus Adetokunboh Ayeni

The state in which the African continent, especially Sub-Saharan Africa, is should give everybody from the continent cause for concern. ...Read More

Africa at the Crossroads by Riccardo Pelizzo

In the last half-century, sub-Saharan Africa has grown from a sparsely populated region of 250 million people spread over an area the size of the United States, Mexico, and Canada combined into an increasingly urbanized region of more than one billion people. ...Read More

Books paint contrasting pictures of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Writings on South African liberation struggle icon Winnie Mandela almost all fall into one of two categories – either hagiography or demonology. These two books – ‘Truth, Lies and Alibis. A Winnie Mandela Story’, by Fred Bridgland and Sisonke Msimang’s ‘The Resurrection of Winnie Mandela. A Biography of Survival’, try to be more nuanced. ...Read More

Inequality, death and compassion during apartheid

Apartheid South Africa is a time exploited by writers, the phase in itself is already emotive, any book that focuses on it already has a borrowed ambience owing to the setting. ...Read More

Chimamanda Adichie is leading the rise of an African literature wave in China

Dear ‘Ijeawele’ is a forthright and frank book, a 15-step letter about how to raise a feminist child. But when it is published in China around April this year, it will garner its author, the celebrated Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a new status: becoming one of few African writers whose body of work has mostly, if not all, been translated to Chinese. ...Read More

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