“Unless we recognise that each individual is irrepeatable and valuable by virtue of simply being conceived human, we cannot begin to talk about human rights.”
“A home without daughters is like a spring without a source.” The novel traces (he lives of three generations of women. Beginning with the story of AKOKO set in her rich traditional Luo surroundings through to the children of Awiti who live and die in die full swell of the 20th century. This is an epic story spanning cultures; filled with laughter and tears.
In this sequel to the award-winning The River and Source, Margaret Ogola weaves around the lives of the grandchildren of Mark and Elizabeth Sign —lives that mirror the tribulations and aspirations of a people going through a reexamination of their values and attitudes in search for their true human identity and place in a fast-changing world.
During the election time in Migodi, Leo Adam Agade, a hitherto unknown breed of politician in the region, campaigns on a platform of honesty, but runs into the menacing opposition of his adversary.
A Place of Destiny: Documentary on Dr. Margaret Ogola
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