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Pius Ngandu Nkashama

Published Author

Welcome to the official website of Pius Ngandu Nkashama. As a prolific Author, his mission has always been to tell the stories of kinds via novels, poetry, plays and teaching. Take a look through the site to find everything from his latest work to past projects.

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our Baobab, Papa Pius, who died on December 19, 2023. Funeral services were held Friday, December 29, 2023 in Baton Rouge, LA USA.


In his memory, the LSU Department of French Studies will award an annual Pius Ngandu Nkashama Memorial Assistantship in the amount of $28,000.

We continue to celebrate his life as his legacy will live on for centuries to come.

Photo, Copyrights of Louisiana State University

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"I’m okay if someone takes me for a fool, but I will never admit that someone convinces me to take myself for a fool. Whoever would dare treat me this way, I would have to consider this person as a perfect fool!"

Puis Ngandu Nkashama

"Dare to dream"

"Literature is the way we can say to young people: Be hopeful, we can win this fight!"

Pius Ngandu Nkashama

All proceeds from book sales on this website will be donated to the Ngandu Nkashama Cultural Center in Mbuji Mayi, Kasai, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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