Love, trauma and memory in Sierra Leone
Page-turning novel about the often false promises of the American Dream for an immigrant family from Cameroon and a US family with a senior Lehman Bros executive as breadwinner.
Damon Galgut’s Booker-winning ‘The Promise’ was without a doubt one of my books of the year.
SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA I’m a bit behind with my reading plans, as I’ve unexpectedly been doing a lot of extra hours at work after someone left. Until their replacement starts, I’ve been handed all their authors and their workload to deal with, along with my own, although the end does seem to be in sight, even …
An introduction to the work of Beninese diva extraordinaire Angélique Kidjo
Disturbing and powerful International Man Booker-shortlisted novel
A look at the work of Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama
Emotionally intense Kenyan “family film”
Very enjoyable romantic film from Niger
An encounter with ethio-jazz