South Africa: Book Review - Mamphela Ramphele's 'Dreams, Betrayal and Hope'
[Daily Maverick] Mamphela Ramphele's latest book is called 'Dreams, Betrayal and Hope'. If the order of the "hope" and "betrayal" were swapped, it might be an apt description of the journey of many Agang voters. Though Ramphele has kept a low public profile since the failure of her foray into party politics, her book suggests that she remains as idealistic as ever about the contribution she can make to South Africa. By REBECCA DAVIS.
Cameroon: How to Cook Your Husband, the African Way
[East African] Paris, the city of love, is the setting for How to Cook your Husband the African Way, by Calixthe Beyala. In it, the Cameroonian-French writer takes a hilarious look at the shenanigans of a woman out to snare a husband.