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Review: Unbury Our Dead With Song by Mukoma Wa Ngugi

This novel by Kenyan poet, author and literary scholar Mukoma Wa Ngugi is the perfect balance between an appealing story, characters you like beyond their flaws and a feast of learning. Review by Gail Collins.

African authors – writing for the world

African writers are still in the throes of getting their words firmly planted on the world’s literary map, but their remarkable talents are finally receiving the recognition they deserve. Gail Collins reports.

The PAWA of Africa’s literati

New African: You are the Secretary-General of the Pan African Writers Association (PAWA); can you tell us more about the organisation? It started around 1985 …