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Zimbabwe needs #MeToo moment, says acclaimed author

Frankfurt am Main, Germany | AFP | Thirty years after her iconic debut novel, Zimbabwean author Tsitsi  Dangarembga is back with a final look at her heroine’s harrowing journey through the Mugabe years, hoping to spark debate about violence against women in her country. Often praised as a leading feminist voice, …

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Ex-FBI chief Comey’s book sells 600,000 in first week: publisher

Washington, United States | AFP | Former FBI chief James Comey’s book “A Higher Loyalty,” which details his soured relationship with US President Donald Trump, sold 600,000 copies in its first week, publisher Flatiron Books told AFP on Tuesday. The highly-anticipated book, released April 17, debuted at the top slot on …

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‘Inspired by Bitature’ book launch set for Protea

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The much anticipated launch of a book about Ugandan businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist Patrick Bitature at Protea Hotel on Saturday afternoon is expected to attract leading names in East African politics and business. “Inspired By Bitature” is a book that has been published on the business …

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ARTS: Turning art on its head

How fusing an artist’s personality into art makes it powerful Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | Canon Rumanzi’s art is difficult to describe and the same can be said of his rather mysterious personality. He is a photographer and digital artist, and in both genres, he pushes the boundaries and turns art …

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ARTS: Capturing rainbows

How Ugandan artist scooped international Cannon camera advert deal Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | In a one minute video, artist Jjuuko Hoods is portrayed as a child prodigy with a fascination for colours. With crayons in hand, he leans next to an adult who probably is his instructor with a …

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Mandela book withdrawn after outrage from widow

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP |  A new book detailing Nelson Mandela’s last days has been withdrawn after it was condemned by his outraged widow, publisher Penguin Random House said Monday. The book by Mandela’s physician Vejay Ramlakan was released last week to coincide with the late anti-apartheid leader’s birthday …

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URRO: Operation on Ugandan book pirates starts 

All dealers in pirated and photocopied books are to face arrest and prosecution in line with the copyright and neighboring rights act as the Uganda Reproduction Rights Organization (URRO) teams up with the police to carry out an operation Under the copyright and neighboring rights act of 2006 and the …

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Mzungu with a big nose writes book

BOOKS: Insights into Uganda – It’s the funniest, frankest, saddest commentary ever written about Uganda I like reading because it packs rest, entertainment, learning and more in one activity. Most times though, I am very clear about why I am reading a particular item. So I was at a loss …

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