Belgium : Thierry Michel • Director of Empire of Silence

“We can’t just stand back and watch forever, without saying or doing anything”

by Aurore Engelen

19/01/2022 – The director uses his documentary to look back on 25 years of war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the blind eye and deaf ear turned by the international community

By way of Empire of Silence [+], his twelfth and … Read the rest

New Poetry Book: Amani By Raïs Neza Boneza

As of today the 21 September, the United Nations´ International Day of Peace;  I present to you my new poetry collection untitled simply as Amani which means Peace in Swahili. Kiswahili or Swahili is spoken by over 90 million people in East and Central Africa. It is the official language in Tanzania and Kenya, and is also used in Uganda, … Read the rest