Emmanuel K. Ngwainmbi (pseudo E.M. Kane) is the author of twelve books, numerous articles, book chapters, white papers, and monographs on black experiences, Africa’s development, international communication, and globalization. His writings appear in academic and trade publications such as the Columbia University International Affairs online journal, University Press of America, Sage, Lynne Reiner, Rutledge, and Greenwood Press. Prof. Emmanuel has also contributed to a number of anthologies including the Encyclopedia of African Religions and the Handbook of Black Studies. He has been Director of International Education Programs and Department Head in a number of universities and colleges. He has held senior positions in academic organizations, and lectures widely in the US, Germany, Sweden, Norway Asia and Africa on the confluence and impact of globalization on indigenous communities. He has been a commentator on Voice of America; BBC-Africa; West Africa Democracy Radio, and other cable television stations in the US, Europe and Africa.
He serves as a senior communication consultant to various United Nations and intergovernmental agencies, and is on the Editorial Board of peer-reviewed journals the likes of Intercultural Disciplines (JID), Development and Communication Studies, and Literature & Art Studies. He is a member of various national and international communication and literary organizations such as the International Association of Intercultural Communication Studies, Poets & Writers, the Academy of American Poets, American Society of Journalists and Authors. A recipient of awards in literature, journalism and the social sciences including the Distinguished Professor Award from The Chinese Academy for Social Sciences, he reviews articles and books for various professional journals.
His next novel Leap in the Dark is scheduled to be released by Koehler Books in Spring, 2015.
Bo-Aku - Undisputed King of the Forest (Tales from West Africa)
by Emmanuel Ngwainmbi
Bo Aku, King of the Forest and other Stories is an adaptation of some sixty myths and legends collected in Africa with a research grant from the Southern Education Foundation.The stories describe the experiences of children and parents confronted by a gorilla and lion in the African jungle. They are eclectic, rich in moral values, humorous, suspenseful, and contain wisdom.
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