Ahead of Secretary Clinton’s upcoming trip to Africa, NPR has beefed up their coverage of the region.
This morning they ran a compelling piece on the work of Ugandan author David Kaiza. Kaiza, who hails from the Northern Ugandan town of Gulu, gained notoriety in the past for his criticism of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart.
Expectations are high for this precocious literary figure’s first novel, which he’s expected to finish shortly. Applause for NPR’s piece reminding us that beauty and art continue to flower everywhere, despite dark odds.