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Ngugi wa Thiong’o says “let our planes fly”

Kenya. Kenyan literary giant, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, was arrested by the Kenyatta Government for being too critical in 1977 and in 1982. Under Kenyatta’s successor, Daniel Arap Moi, he was allowed to go into exile with the veiled threat that upon his return he would be met by a ‘red carpet.’ He was away for 22 years. Now Uhuru Kenyatta, son of Kenya's first President, invited him back, rolling out the red carpet in his honor. more

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A Must Read: Bookshy

All Africa. Zahrah Nesbitt-Ahmed is a 26 year-old young African woman from Nigeria, studying at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Yet, she has another passion that keeps her as busy. She loves African literature, reads and writes about it in her excellent blog Bookshy: An African Book Lover and on her Tumblr African Book Covers. Both a MUST to check out. more