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I'm Luo but got sent to British boarding schools from age nine so that I turned out rather - English. Married and became German, love Luoland, follow President Obama.

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Born in Kisumu, the capital city of Luoland, Kenya, to the Luo royal houses of K’Orinda and Yimbo; sent to a public school in Yorkshire, England, when she was “too young to say sod off”. A graduate journalist - the London Schools of Journalism as well as an economics graduate of the London School of Economics. Moved to Bavaria, Germany, where she studied Germanistics and Germanspecific economics. Been writing as a freelance journalist since 1980. Gives lectures and seminars in various German universities, colleges and high schools on topics ranging from socio-economy in Africa, Business English, African literature and the socio-ethnological conflicts in the traditions of Africans and Europeans in particular, and the West in general. Written and published articles, papers, and a novel in German: Khiras Traum. Her non-fiction book “Darkest Europe and Africa’s Nightmare: A critical Observation of the Neighbour Continents” published in 2008 by a New York publisher. Full CV - More works in publication, edition or as yet unpublished and a children’s fantasy/thriller. Speaks seven languages and lives in Bavaria with husband and son.

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Kisumu,  Kenya

Recent novel "Bound To Tradition" won book of the month in Züricher. Sequel to BTT is The Separation and chapters are posted on, press portrait in Roth-Hilpoltsteiner Zeitung next week Wednesday 9/1/11

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