Movie Based on Author Ngugi wa Thiong'o's Book In the Pipeline
Matigari tells the story of a freedom fighter who emerges from the forest after Kenya gains independence. The book deals with various issues, including oppression, exploitation, inequality, and betrayal. Ngugi wa Thiong'o is known for his passion for African literature, having written over 35 books.
This is Africa, 15 November 2018
Celebrated Kenyan writer Ngugi Thiong'o's remarkable novel, Matigari, is being adapted to film by Nollywood Director Kunle Afolayan. The revelation comes at an opportune time when… Read more »
Acclaimed Kenyan Author Ngugi wa Thiong'o.
Daily Trust, 15 November 2018
Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s novel ‘Matigari’ is set to hit the big screen, Nollywood filmmaker Kunle Afolayan has revealed. Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 19 June 2018
Renowned Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o has been in Germany, reading from his work at the event "Voices of Africa." He spoke to DW about the crucial role of African languages in… Read more »
East African, 16 June 2018
US-based Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o's latest book is about to roll off the press, East African Educational Publishers, his Nairobi publisher, has said. Read more »
The literary giant has been tipped as the favourite for the Nobel Prize for Literature ahead of its announcement this week. Last year the prize was awarded singer Bob Dylan, ... Read more »