‘Then a Wind Blew’ tells the story of Zimbabwe’s independence war through the voices of three women. It is a must-read for anyone wishing to understand those times.
In his first novel in 47 years, Wole Soyinka is back to his unique style, with an unflinching look at the often absurd complexities of life in Nigeria that is also a rollicking whodunit.
The First Woman by Jennifer Makumbi is a beautiful book for women, about women, that should be read by all men who would like to understand women.
Part poem and part workbook, Son of the Nile by Teddy Warria captivates us with a rich tapestry of the Kenyan entrepreneur’s colourful life, says reviewer Anne Pratt.
Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede’s memoir of how he and Herbert Wigwe set up and made a success of Access Bank should serve as an inspiration to young entrepreneurs all over Africa. Review by Anver Versi.
This timely book brings the long-forgotten story of Krom Hendricks, who was barred from playing for South Africa in the 1890s, to the surface. Review by Mushtak Parker