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SDG Book Club Africa Interviews

July 09, 2021
Ama Worla (Ewurama Bennin)

Ama Worla (Ewurama Bennin)

Ama Worla is an educational administrator, author, and a trainer who brings color to the learning process through stories, dialogue, and games. Motivated by her children's love for her storytelling, Ama was inspired to help children learn important lessons about life by reading about the capabilities of people just like them. Interview
July 10, 2020
Chukwuemeka Iroegbu Chukwudi

Chukwuemeka Iroegbu Chukwudi

Born in Lagos, Nigeria, author of Monkey Business, Chukwuemeka Iroegbu Chukwudi, has been a writer for nearly thirty years. He has written articles, news reports/features, short stories and poems for publications and competitions and some of these poems have won awards. Interview
July 10, 2021
Hamisi Babusa

Hamisi Babusa

Dr. Hamisi Babusa, Kenyatta university administrator and lecturer in Kiswahili and Language Education, is also founder of Babusa TV, an online Kiswahili channel which testifies to his passion for developing content for children. Hamisi Babusa is also a creative writer and an academic writer, with several books to his name. Interview
July 10, 2021
Harrington Kanyanta

Harrington Kanyanta

Born in Zambia, Harrington Kanyanta is a graphic artist, illustrator, and an ardent advocate of interpersonal skills art. The book Koko Grows Food was selected for the inaugural reading list in English addressing UN Book Club Africa SDG 2-Zero Hunger. His artistic works cut across cultural values, education, personifications and caricature. Harrington Kanyanta believes that art transcends, living on from generation to generation and therefore serves as a way of leaving a scar on the fabric of time. At his art studio, Kanyanta Arts,' he teaches students on the mastery of their arts. Interview
July 10, 2021
Dominic Maina Oigo

Dominic Maina Oigo

Dominic Maina Oigo is an author, editor, translator, and a final year student at Kenyatta University, Kenya. He is also the current Secretary-General to the University Organization for Kiswahili Students in East Africa, Kenya Chapter, and an active member of the International Human Rights Art Festival African Chapter. His book, Hatima Ya Musa has been selected for the inaugural Kiswahili reading list addressing the theme: No Poverty - SDG 1. Interview