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Mothers Drums A Portrait of Rural African Life Culture by Mark Hudson which I read before I had a blog There are
Gambian Writers Out There So writers out there so be keeping an ye out for publications The latest ntry for The Africa Book Challege The Sun Will Soon Shine by Sally Sadie Singhateh for The Gambia has been postedClick on the URL on the profile
Page To Learn About The Resilience Of This Protagonist Who to learn about the resilience of this protagonist who so much cruelty in order to gain control of her destiny The Sun Will Soon Shine is a timely reminder #to me that all kinds of issues are slipping under the radar during #me that all kinds of issues are slipping under the radar during pandemic Sally Sadie Singateh is a writer from Gambia but the issue she raises in this novella are widespread It s the story of Nyima born in a village but keen to sidestep community xpectations about the near universal fate of girls to become a wife and mother serving a man who most likely has than one wife As part of this predestined journey a girl is made to Simple Kayak Navigation: Practical Piloting for the Passionate Paddler endure the practice of female circumcision aka FGM Female Genital Mutilation But Nyima is an intelligent girl who wants to become a teacherWhat prompts me to link this story with the pandemic is that anywhere in the world lockdown conditions in remote villagesven in the age of the mobile phone limit Opportunities in Museum Careers Opportunities in exposure tonlightened ideas Nyima s father Lady Audley's Secret envisions a different future for her He has travelled outside his village and has rejected the community sxpectations for his daughter He wants Nyima to finish her NTC's Vietnamese English Dictionary education and hasncouraged her career ambitions He has organised a different kind of initiation for her in which she learns the cultural knowledge of her people but does not undergo FGMBut when he dies Nyima s mother is too weak to protec. Ours is a heroine of immense courage able to see beyond her situation despite the bleakness of life She makes it through her darkest hours and Clap When You Land emerges stronger on the other side though permanently scarred by her ordealsIt is inducation and work that Nyima finds her salvation and begins to A very short book just over 100 pages but a really interesting topic Set in modern day Gambia THE SUN WILL SOON SHINE is a small book but it packs a powerful punch Nyima is a young girl who loves school and is studying hard so she can go to university and become a teacher Her plans all fall apart just before her thirteenth birthday when she is told #By Her Grandfather That She Will Be Marrying The Richest #her grandfather that she will be marrying the richest in her village and become his number 4 wife Her husband is as old as her grandfather and all the weeping and cajoling in the world cannot change her grandfather s mind On her wedding #Night Nyima S New Husband #Nyima s new husband her as she has not undergone female circumcision something that is uickly remedied by her grandfather The operation is carried out by an lderly woman in a remote hut with no anaesthesia or modern medication at all she is just left lying on a mat to heal Nyima is starting the darkest days of her life her grandmother tells Nyima that although things seem very bad the sun will soon shine and this is a phrase that the young girl clings to as she nters her husband s compound How the sun ventually shines for Nyima is the subject of the story Nyima is proud to be Gambian she just want to be in charge of her own body and destiny and the men in her life just don t "want to let herAn amazing story I had my heart in my mouth and wept with sheer frustration that "to let herAn amazing story I had my heart in my mouth and wept with sheer frustration that still happens to women in some cultures to this day There is hope though as women across Africa and the world take up the call to cease the practice of female circumcisionThere are not a lot of books written about Gambia I have read two one being Reading the Ceiling by Dayo Forster and the other Our Grand. For an intelligent ambitious girl growing up in a Gambian village life holds few tempting prospects Marriage and motherhood often forced are the paths assigned to most Nyima too is subject to this fate as well as having to ndure the health ndangering ongoing practice of genital mutilationBut.