0 July 2014 - New African Magazine

July 2014

In this months issue we take a look at Dr Gideon Gono, former RBZ Governor, and one ne of the key figures in the fight …

Nairobi’s palaver men

From morning till evening these men discuss nothing else than intrigues within the corridors of power. They never fight but they argue from sunrise to …

Marrakesh: The rose amongst the palms

Amidst the historical magnificence of Marrakech and the razzle-dazzle turmoil of its Medina is a parallel history of passionate garden making. The name “Rose among …

Salutations and tributes to Chinua Achebe

Launched at the 40th  African Literature Association Conference on 10  April in Johannesburg, the book attracted 49 eminent writers and academics from the African literary …

Tanzania: At last, a regional voice?

After selecting former South African president Thabo Mbeki as my surviving and active “elder” African statesman of choice, I have been trying to establish if …

The pain of inequality in Africa

Many wonder why, if Africa is growing, as the “Africa Rising” story claims, large numbers of Africans are still desperate to escape to Europe at …

Ablade Glover – Ghanaian mirage

His intensely dynamic paintings, throbbing with movement and colour, have universal appeal, represented in public and private collections as diverse as the UNESCO headquarters in …