Brushing Shoulders With the High And Mighty

First African Autobiography Published In Canada Tells A Philanthropist's Success Story In Tanzania

Brian Adeba
Published: Wednesday, 12/07/2005 12:00 am EST

Neither solely autobiography, nor political history, A Knight in Africa: Journey From Bukene is a hybrid of both, for the life of author Jayantilal Keshavji Chande is intertwined with Tanzania's postcolonial era. The book's intriguing title comes from Mr. Chande's 2003 appointment as an honourary knight of the British Empire in recognition of the "valuable" services he had rendered to UK-Tanzania relations.

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