Nigeria: Memories of Grandma... Towards Reviving Society's Values
[Vanguard]With an unwavering commitment towards the promotion of diverse rich cultural heritage of the different ethnic groups in Nigeria, on-air personality, media trainer, and accomplished civil servant, Mrs Funke Durodola presented to the public, her book, Memories of Grandma. The book presentation which took place last week at the Freedom Park, Lagos, attracted a mixed audience which includes, journalists, politicians, academics as well as the religious.
Zambia: Pen Zambia Promotes Young Scriptwriters
[Times of Zambia]A WEEK ago on Friday, 6 February the Poets, Essayists and Novelists (PEN) Zambia chapter held a successful creative writing workshop for school PEN clubs at the Alliance de Francaise in Lusaka.
Zimbabwe: Recovery Pitch for Zimbabwean Literature
[The Herald]Thankfully, Kahari's generous retrospect to Samkange, Solomon Mutswairo, Geoffrey Ndlala, Wilson Katiyo and others, along with snippets from their novels, others set a nostalgic tone equal to this call.
Zimbabwe: Is Scrapping Shakespeare a Sound Option?
[The Herald]William Shakespeare is not new to posthumous conspiracy. Latter-day men of letters such as G.B Shaw and Leo Tolstoy have questioned the universal acclamation with which Shakespeare is read.
Eritrea: A Book Titled "Fenkil" Inaugurated
[Shabait]Massawa -A book in Tigrigna titled "Fenkil" which narrates the historic Operation of Fenkil and battle fields of Ginda front, was yesterday inaugurated at Red Sea Hotel in Massawa in connection with the Silver Jubilee of Operation Fenkil.
Nigeria: Nigeria's Publishing Industry - Telling Our Own Stories
[Fahamu]MVC Nigeria is not lacking in literary talent, yet there still aren't many Nigerian books freely available in the country, and they aren't quite as easy to find as foreign books. However, all is far from lost: There is a movement that is breathing new life into Nigerian storytelling.
Zimbabwe: Xala Explores Colonial Corruption of Natives
[The Herald]MOST African literature is unique in the manner it portrays different themes that are directly linked to traditional beliefs of local communities. This uniqueness is exemplified by numerous works of native Africans writing about Africa.
Nigeria: Human Rights According to Onwubiko
[Guardian]WHO cares about human rights is a massive book by Emmanuel Onwubiko, a distinguished journalist and human right activist. Dr. Sam Amadi an attorney at law and former adviser to the Senate President on Research and Strategy, wrote the book's foreword. He detached human rights protection from the perspectives of the publicist. These essays are Nigeria's foundations of human rights, showcasing a humane environment for human rights to flourish.