Stories are only magical if they make you (re)act

I was a kid who loved books deeply and stayed up late reading in bed with a flashlight.  While growing up, I became more and more convinced  that good stories have the ability to enhance understanding, empathy, to let the reader virtually live other lives, know places far away and …

Retelling Africa…starting from a tweet

In the summer of 2015 Siyanda Mohutsiwa, a 22-year-old Mathematics student based in Botswana, launched a tweet which was going to become viral: “If Africa was a bar, what would your country be drinking or doing?”. Siyanda started the ball rolling and the question soon became a hashtag (#IfAfricaWasABar) and …