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Review: Womad 2013

WOMAD 2013: Mauritanian singer-activist Malouma's range of performances made her the absolute highlight of the  festival Now in its 31st year – WOMADUK – The a...

Catch Up With Mukoma wa Ngugi

The Proust Questionnaire: Africa Writes Alongside his father, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Mukoma wa Ngugi was the main speaker at the Royal African Society's, 2013 Afric...

Review: The Amen Corner

Rufus Norris’s production of The Amen Corner promises to be a summer glory for The National Theatre.  It shimmers with the best of James Baldwin's writing, repl...

Achebe – Even to the last he shook us

Achebe - Even to the last he shook us Like many people of my generation, I discovered Chinua Achebe without even knowing of him. His first novel ‘Things Fall A...