Literature

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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...
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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...
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Interview: Robtel Pailey

GBAGBA PRE-LONDON LAUNCH INTERVIEW - RAS Blog To commemorate International Anti-Corruption Day on Dec. 9, the Centre of African Studies at the School of Orie...
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Events on our Radar for 2014

Events on our Radar for 2014 2014 promises to be another brilliant year for African arts, artists and culture. There’s a wide range of events taking place acros...
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Review: A bit of difference – Sefi Atta

Review: A bit of difference - Sefi Atta The pace of Sefi Atta’s latest novel, A Bit of Difference  is leisurely; it’s deliberately understated in style, but do...
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Interview: Wole Soyinka at 80

Nobel laureate for literature, Wole Soyinka, was recently in London for the launch of a book celebrating his life and work at 80. Gateway for Africa editor, Del...