I Am An African Writer, Thus; My Writings Reflect On My Culture

I completely agree with this!!
I try most time to sound sane.
But an African writer never tries to sound sane, if not you would hide lots of truths
Great post!
Thanks for sharing

A Mixture Of Periodicals

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 An African painting

Once a journalist asked Chinua Achebe, one of Africa’s greatest and international known writers, the reason he hasn’t written any book about Europe or America. Achebe responded by saying that a lot has already been written about those two continents. Yes, there is thousands of European and American writers but only few write about Africa, and what they write is disgusting, just like how the colonial masters underdeveloped the continent.

The Western and America media promote Africa as a continent of poverty, war, disease and ethnic conflicts, than a place where tons of raw materials are imported to feed, employ and develop the Advanced Countries. Even though poverty has prevented many African children to be out of schools, social problems in Advanced Countries exceed what is in Africa. It is often said that one of the reasons of teenage pregnancy is illiteracy, yet Britain leads with teenage…

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