La Cène Littéraire continues to engage young Rwandans in reading and writingFlore-Agnès Zoa, Lawyer and Editor of Editions Flore Zoa (Switzerland), founder of the prize “les Afriques” and initiator of “La Cène littéraire”, who was part of it, had committed to extend La Cène Littéraire in Rwanda in both French and English.
Several book clubs have already open in Rwanda targeting students from Secondary schools. The editor Flore Zoa distributed a copy of the book to each student, hoping that each student will have a small library of the books she or he has read after two years.
Students of Saint Ignatius secondary school have just finished reading Murambi, the book of bones republished in 2022
2022 coincided with Boubacar Boris Diop’s win of the prestigious Neustadt International Prize for Literature, which is often referred to as the American Nobel Prize.
Murambi, the book of bones, is a vital work that contributed to the teaching of genocide against Tutsi in various Western schools and raising awareness about Rwanda’s contemporary history in Africa and beyond.
Four writers one from Ivory Coast Mahe Michael and 3 Rwandans Patrick Nzabonimpa, Gahaya John andTom Ndahiro have joined the students to discuss the novel……
In our Litterary Café we had Newtimes, Igihe.com and Rwanda Broadcasting Agency our event was aired on Nation Television