A worm’s-eye view of Indangasi vs Sicherman duel on Ngugi

Ngugi wa Thiong’o

Prof Ngugi wa Thiong'o. 

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Indagasi waters down Ngugi’s academic achievements and his role in the establishment of the Literature department at the University of Nairobi.
  • Ngugi’s activism also cannot be doubted as Indagasi has attempted to do in his article.

For the past three weeks on these pages, we have been treated to a very hot debate between Prof Henry Indagasi and Carol Sicherman concerning their 1995 encounter and the involved research on the role of Ngugi wa Thiong’o in the establishment of the Literature department at the University of Nairobi.

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