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Mia Couto

My Africa

From his singular perspective as a scientist and poet, a white man and an African, and a novelist in a society with a long oral tradition, the celebrated Mozambican author and biologist Mia Couto offers a ver personal look at the African continent. Often, the noise of current events keeps us from ...

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o: “Europe and the West must also be decolonised”

Writer Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o has always questioned the literary tradition written in colonial languages, analysing the dynamics and the functioning off colonised societies and their relationship with the colonisers. Thiong’o defends the mother tongue as a weapon against ...

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