This was an incredible experience for me, a life-changer, and I tried to fictionalise it in my first novel, Just Another Mzungu
Passing Through, which was published by Parthian Press in 2008.
In one of the gallery warehouses in Dubai's art district, Al Serkal Avenue in Al Qouz 1, an exhibition titled MZUNGU
, The Aimless Wanderer is being pieced together on a Monday afternoon.
Kijana amekatia mama Mama mzungu
, sasa anaishi majuu .
Aid worker Robert Abel – a rare white man or mzungu
– came to Burundi to ease this process but has now settled and made his home there.
Instead, he wanted to embark on that westerner's dream safari: a Search For African Authenticity--or, as Ward put it, "to see if a clueless mzungu
could put his ear to the ground and hear the ticking of Africa's beating heart.
10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "What the Mzungu
Saw: Business and Life Lessons from Africa" details K Squared Communications President Kate Koziol's work in Kenya teaching young entrepreneurs.
One tugged at my sleeve, "Hey, mzungu
[a Swahili word for foreigner, especially European foreigner], are you going to Kampala?
JUST ANOTHER MZUNGU
PASSING THROUGH by Jim Bowen (Parthian, pounds 9.
He said: "They told me a mzungu
(white person) had seen a picture of David and liked him very much.
The winners were Meja Mwangi, The Mzungu
Boy (Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2005); Tamara Bower, How the Amazon Queen Fought the Prince of Egypt (Simon & Schuster/Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2005); Liz Sonneborn, The Ancient Kushites, (Scholastic Inc.
Mjinga by Edgar award winner Rick Boyer is a modern-day safari memoir.
As the victim of a heinous crime perpetrated by a white man, she had hated the mzungu
(whites) for 40 years.