Mdisho of the Mwanumwezi
1/ What was missing from the living-room in the bungalow?
2/ Why had Mdisho gone to the sisal plantation?
3/ What did Mdisho call the scabbard that the sword had been in?
4/ What is a Sjambok?
5/ Why does he tell Mdisho not to mention what happened at the plantation?
6/ What is the only word in Swahili for an aeroplane?
7/ How long will it take to teach Roald Dahl to fly?
8/ Why did Dahl present the sword to Mdisho?
Imagine Mdisho was captured by the Swahili police and you had to write
a letter to the Chief
Commissioner excusing his barbarous act at the sisal plantation. Try and write such a letter defending his actions.