Professor Emeritus Research Research Interests: African and Black Diaspora literature, Swahili language and literature, and comparative Bantu cultural studies Selected Publications 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.