Africa Kills Her Sun. Ken Saro-Wiwa. Dear Zole,. You’ll be surprised, no doubt, to receive this letter. But I couldn’t leave your beautiful world. Ken Saro-Wiwa’s political satire best captures the destructive nature In Africa Kills Her Sun, Saro-Wiwa cryptically prophesies his own death. By Zaynah McAdam. Dear Bana,. It is sad that you wouldn’t get this. But I wouldn’t live with myself if I didn’t reply to your letter. Yes, I received it.

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I have thought about it, you know. The Police are involved in every single robbery that happens. Add your voice Cancel reply Comment. And the policeman shot at our boys. But the killing was contrary to our agreement with the Police. Unknown 29 October at Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

Short Story Analysis: Africa Kills Her Sun by Ken Saro-Wiwa – The Sitting Bee

It is as though all three men have a connection or bond with one killls and that their spirit has not been broken by the fact that they are to face a firing squad. I agree with them. Sazan and Jimba will have left nothing behind. We could, if we wanted, escape from here, so lax are the guards. Africa through corruption kills any light that might spread across the continent.

We had forced him to be honest with his vocation, to the laws of the country and to the course if justice. Well, Zole, if ever you see such a photograph of me, make a cutting. Goodbye my dear friend. Look for a copy of The Guardian of 19 September.


I can see him puffing hard at it before the bullet cut him down.

To those who call literary artists crazy; Attention! A murderer whose punishment was not heavy enough? It was my choice, my answer. The story truly describes the world we live. Your wits are no comparison whatsoever. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Our time is up.

In no time they had gotten rid of me. The fact that Bana is in an upbeat mood may also be important as it suggests that he has had zaro of the system that is in place. It was no mean achievement. I researched thoroughly, interviewed everyone I could and prepared all there was to use in court. Wiwq sleeps all night and is no trouble to us.

After Sunset (A reply to Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Africa Kills Her Sun)

Because hfr was in it with us. I bet it will be the Stadium. We are millipedes crawling on the floor of a dank, wet forest. Nor have I kept the loot.

What do you say about a robber shot in a stadium before a cheering crowd? He issued strict orders that you should receive no visitors nor food and water till the next day. wwia

Perfect work Mr Ken Time is running out, Zole. When they brought us back the next day, we said the same thing in louder voice.


I had no option but to join them then. Learn how your comment data is processed. And Jimba was once a Corporal in the Police Force. I doubt your wellbeing of mind and hence I question your sanity.

I would throttle her if I saw her. And look how well they are doing it. And it shall be seen that the distinction between them both is narrow as the neck of a calabash.

Fick Shawn: Africa Kills Her Sun

Plus I had promised him a run for his seat. And she set me thinking. I agree theft and squandering of riches has been done by many, still is and will be for a long time; on different professions in every facet of our lives. Obviously the title of the story has a symbolic significance. I say that she was not important before this moment. And how ultimately like a savior he willingly gives up his life to death in order to channel a course for the living.

Narrated in the first person in the form of an epistolary narrative the reader realises after reading the story that Saro-Wiwa may be exploring the theme of corruption.