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Liberating Minds, Restoring Kenyan History

Liberating Minds, Restoring Kenyan History

The book recalls the contribution to Kenya’s liberation by members of the South Asian community.

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​A Casualty of Power

​A Casualty of Power

A Casualty of Power is set in Chipanta’s home country Zambia, between 2005 and 2012, and portrays a country in moral decay: corruption, greed, torture and treason rule over society. And, as in many other postcolonial African novels, it is especially ordinary people who suffer from these conditions. Therefore, the novel may leave the reader rather pessimistic, but it is a very gripping and well written story.

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The Art of the Zaramo

The Art of the Zaramo

Against the background of the carving’s beginnings at Konde in Kisarawe District, Tanzania, which attest to the crucial ties between Zaramo social practices and the carved objects that form an integral part of Zaramo life, The Art of the Zaramo presents the transformations, and reinvention of Zaramo wood sculpture in line with forces of modernization and social change.

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How Amos Tutuola Can Change Our Minds

How Amos Tutuola Can Change Our Minds

Francis B. Nyamnjoh on 28 March 2017 delivered the Archie Mafeje lecture for University of South Africa (UNISA) entitled Drinking from the Cosmic Gourd: How Amos Tutuola Can Change Our Minds. The lecture is based on his book of the same name. 

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