Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o

The African continent has many languages. But if there is one language that a non-African, or a diasporan African, must learn, it should be Kiswahili. The language is spoken in many countries including Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Congo and parts of Mozambique and South Africa. It is taught in many universities in Africa, Europe, Asia and America. Kiswahili is not only pan African, but also global. There are many books from which one can learn Kiswahili. But I really recommend Swahili Books 1 and 2, by Odilia Anyachi Okonga. Readmore