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Gabriel Ruhumbika

Gabriel Ruhumbika
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Professor Emeritus
Research Interests:

African and Black Diaspora literature, Swahili language and literature, and comparative Bantu cultural studies

Selected Publications:

“Mwandishi wa Kiswahili na Lugha Yake Katika Tanzania Huru” (The Swahili Writer and Swahili Language in Post-Independence Tanzania) In Proceedings of the IKR (Institute of Kiswahili Research) Jubilee Symposium. Dar es Salaam: Institute of Kiswahili Research, 2006.

Towards Ujamaa Editor. Social-political essays on the development of Tanzania.  Nairobi:  East African Literature Bureau, 1974. 

Janga Sugu la Wazawa (Everlasting Doom for the Compatriots) Novel in Swahili on witchcraft in contemporary Tanzanian and African society. Dar es Salaam: E & D Ltd., 2002.

Wacha Mungu wa Bibi Kilihona (Grandma Kilihona’s God-loving Children) A research based and documented sociohistorical novel in Swahili (463 typescript pages) on Tanzania since the European colonization of Africa South of the Sahara, with particular 3 emphasis on the consequences of the interaction of  African religion, Islam and Christianity in African society.

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