About the Book
Status is a third revised edition of poems composed from 2008 to 2019.They cover various areas of life, including law, politics, love, and social issues. The book provides, among others, very useful information about some basic principles and concepts of law in simple language. It also shares experiences on contemporary issues in the world and in African society generally. It poses critical questions on politics, rules of law, democracy, the role of academician in any given society, and other important issues of the day.
About the Author
Charles Joseph Mloka was born in Arusha, Tanzania. He started writing poems in1979. To date, he published more than ten books in Kiswahili and English languages. Status is his third English poetry anthology. Other books include Diwani ya Mloka, Lugha na Athari Zetu, Elimu Jamii na Chemsha Bongo, The Bush Rodent, The Parliamentary Privilege in Tanzania: Law and Practice. Mloka is a retired government official and currently a freelance translator and editor.