The feminist champions of Hausa literature have their pens ready, full of fire, energy and imagination, emitting hidden truths through their words, and steadily reinventing the narratives of women in Northern Nigeria.
'The field' is an interesting concept. It only makes sense if we understand that there is also another place which is 'not-the-field'. But the common use of 'the field' suggests that it is shorthand for power relations as well as geography.
The changing fortunes of Eskom reflect the fortunes of South Africa; while South Africa itself has undergone huge changes between the fieldwork visits, there is a certain element of ‘plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose.’