In this episode, Isabella Akinseye teaches spelling (exhilarate, playwright) pronunciation (schedule, niche) and shares an African slang from Kenya, Chaapa (money). On the countdown, we look at ‘Top 5 favourite African book covers of 2015.’ Dr Wilfred Okiche reviews ‘Nights of the Creaking Bed’ by Toni Kan. On the vox pop segment, Harri Obi asks, ‘Do you judge a book by its cover?’ Songeziwe Mahlangu is profiled. Isabella Akinseye discusses ‘This September Sun’ by Rheam Bryony and ‘The Magistrate and The Mathematician’ by Tendai Huchu on the book club segment. There can be no peace without understanding (Senegal) is the proverb of the week. Viewers have the chance to win ‘Farad’ by Emmanuel Iduma.
Watch repeats on Mindset (DStv ch. 319) today at 20: 30 CAT/ 19: 30 WAT and on Sunday at 16: 30 CAT/ 15: 30 WAT.
Africana Literati is a family show on a mission to get viewers to Love Africa, Read Africa. It is hosted by Isabella Akinseye who anchors the ‘Back to School’ segment where she teaches spelling, pronunciation and shares an African slang. She also hosts ‘Africana Literati Book Club’ and ‘Africana Literati Fan Connect.’ Resident culture critic, Dr. Wilfred Okiche reviews a book by an African author and field presenter, Harri Obi anchors the vox pop segment, ‘Africana Literati On the Street.’ The show features an Afro centric top 5 countdown, profiles of African literary personalities, an African proverb and a giveaway.
Visit www.africanaliterati.com for more information.