Elhadji Cheikh Amath Niang (Wolof)
Translated by the Senegalese poet and Spokenword performer, Elhadji Cheikh Amath Niang.
Affectionately known as "Arifstyle" he is a wordsmith deliberately addressing issues related to well-being, spirituality and politics. Arif is the founder of School of Poetry Africa, as well as the co-founder of both Senegalese of Slam Poetry and Vendreti Slam.
Dina Christiaan (Nama)
Dina Christiaan hails from Karasburg (Namibia) and currently resides in Steinkopf (South Africa), a remote town in the Namaqualand region of the Northern Cape.
As a Nama speaker, Dina works as a translator as well as writing her own poetry in Nama. Her capabilities allow her to do facilitatory work in Kimberley on an annual basis, as well as being a Nama radio presenter at Okiep Namakwaland 98.1.
Another passion is a Nama dancing group which is headed by Dina.
Idza Luhumyo (Swahili)
Translated by Idza Luhumyo (Kenya).
Idza Luhumyo is both a writer and lawyer ...
[with special thanks to Samuel Tebandeke & Mercy Nabirye]