Rise and Fall of Africa's Great Literary Leaders
Many of Africa's best known writers have been celebrated for their political leadership as much as their creative works, writes Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire who is an African Leadership Centre Fellow.
African Arguments, 13 February 2017
In Uganda and beyond, the political influence of writers has greatly diminished, with different kinds of artists starting to take their place. Read more »
Many of Africa’s leaders at independence were acclaimed writers, but this is no longer the case.
LotteryResults, 13 January 2017
Throughout history, French, English and Italian authors lead the pack when it came to producing literary masterpieces. However, in the last few decades, Africa has produced a… Read more »
Vanguard, 2 February 2017
Betty Abah, is a Nigerian writer, women and child rights activist, and Executive Director of CEE-HOPE, a child/girls' rights and development NGO. Abah has authored five books… Read more »
Vanguard, 15 January 2017
And so we see off 2016, and welcome 2017. It is time for resolutions, and if you are the reading type, here are five African novels worth having in your bucket list: There is a… Read more »