By Joel Ntwatwa After reading “Gambit: New African Writing Second Edition 2016”, you know you are one of two people; one that has read widely or one that has not (or one that eavesdrops a lot). I cannot begin to explain or relay the intellectual pleasure and eventual intellectual pressure it puts upon the reader. … More The Intellectual Pleasure and Pressure of GAMBIT: Newer African Writing
By Joel Ntwatwa ‘Ebifananyi’ is a series of archives brought to public space with the help of History in Progress, a project undertaken by Andrea Stultiens and Canon Rumanzi. In this 6th book, Denis Kyakulagira who is a son to Deo Kyakulagira, a photographer on Ebifananyi 1, introduces Andrea to an archive in St. Mary’s … More Diving into the depth of our history
By Joel Benjamin Ntwatwa I think Oduor Jagero has accomplished a feat in telling the story of Rwanda like it were his own. And that is very much one of the morals of the story – that we are each other. That our stories are bound up together. That the Banyarwanda are Banyarwanda and not necessarily Hutu or … More Can the ghosts of 1894 be exorcised?