Europe did not need Africa in order to become prosperous. Europe colonised Africa because Europe was prosperous and, consequently, more powerful.
Multilingualism is threatened…poetry is one way to tune the instruments of the soul, explore the sensuality of human bodies, and respond to terror and injustice.
Viktor spends his days immersed in his computer. He connects with the world through Facebook and Twitter, writing blogs and posting them on a website of radical politics. He longs for practice, for life in action.
The issue of land rights in Africa is a complex one. In many nations, the farmland was stolen, or purchased under suspiciously generous conditions.
In Rhodesia the racists opposed the decolonisation wave. Trump headlines an anti-globalisation movement. Ian Smith famously vowed that the tiny white minority would rule modern-day Zimbabwe for 1,000 years. He was wrong