Ben Okri

Thirty-five years after his death, marked on 12 September, Steve Biko's legacy remains. In this lecture, celebrated novelist Ben Okri reflects on the meaning of Biko's life and writings for Africa. He concludes that there are three Africas: the one that we see every day; the one that they write about and the real magical Africa that we don’t see unfolding through all the difficulties of our time. The full transcript is available and a podcast of the lecture can be listened to read more