For so long, a successful career has been tagged to getting a job and due to the stifled job market currently, Frank Kabushenga found it very important to redefine the understanding of career and make it commensurate to the reality in the market place, with the purpose of inspiring all to overcome the economic vagaries and be able to live a prosperous life against all odds.
Surprisingly he keenly observed that while there is a vivid deadlock between the colonial successful career progression and the anticipated employment, not that everyone is affected. There are many who have paid little attention to academic career progression either circumstantially or intentionally and these make some of people who remain afloat of the economic vagaries. In this book he, together with views taken from some acclaimed career gurus, endeavor to position you for success whether academically successful or not by helping you develop a robust and smart career.
Africa has produced some of the best writing of the twentieth century from Chinua Achebe, Ayi Kwei Armah, Ngugi wa Thiong’o, and the Nobel Laureates Wole Sonyika, Nadine Gordimer, J.M Coetzee and Doris Lessing, to more recent talents including Nuruddin Farah, Ben Okri, Aminatta Forna and Brian Chikwava.
Africa 39 asks the question: who will be the next generation?
From the dazzling list of 39 writers chosen by the judges, Ellah Wakatama Alfrey has selected richly rewarding short stories, extracts from novels, fables and other work by writers from Africa south of the Sahara, or its diaspora, and created a collection of some of the most varied and exciting new work in world literature today by writers who are certainly going to be among the most celebrated of our time.
The life and times of a war hero who discovers the oddities of the world and returns to declare his own form of independence…An inveterate chancer and drunk gives a command performance as he outwits his boss…
Aida, Hurray for Somo and Other Stories is a thematic aggregate of Austin Ejiet’s creative output, featuring as it does the author’s earliest experiments and some of his most recent short stories. Although the stories are wholly fictional, they encapsulate three decades of Uganda’s violent history and, more importantly, the responses of human beings to crises engendered by pain and sustained brutality, giving credence to Albert Camus’ assertion that there is more to admire in men than to despise.