Category: African Studies

Nairobi in the Making

Nairobi in the Making

How does one manage the remains of the past? Constance Smith echoes #rhodesmustfall and decolonial deliberations in her new book: Nairobi in the Making. In 2015, a new shout went… READ MORE

Tanzanian Development

Tanzanian Development

In this interview Dr. David Potts gives us an insight into what led him to begin his research on Tanzania, the different perspectives and opinions in his recent publication and… READ MORE

Call for Papers: African Literature Today 38

Call for Papers: African Literature Today 38

Environmental Transformation in Literature and Criticism Papers are invited on the ways in which African environmental(ist) writing engages with major shifts in twenty-first-century thinking such as the announcement of the… READ MORE

Ngugi: Reflections on his Life of Writing

Ngugi: Reflections on his Life of Writing

“Imaginative writer, educator of decolonization, fearless activist”, Ndirangu Wachanga, Ngugi’s authorized documentary biographer, offers personal anecdotes and insights into the power of the Kenyan writer’s work. I met Ngugi wa… READ MORE