"My Name Is Sakula Banga has a total of 360 pages which are papers from writer 'Emmanuel Jal'. Set in Africa but with no set political or social context, Sakula Banga is the story of a young boy born under a star and a great promise. However his world is destroyed when his kingdom falls apart and under the control of a brutal leader ‘Shang’. Sakula is subsequently thrown into a whirlwind of events as he is torn from his family, kidnapped and then breaks free. He emerges a young adult trying to navigate his way through a dystopian environment where children are now beginning to raise themselves and establish control over chaos. As the book continues, we follow Sakula as he unravels the riddles of his past; re connects with old acquaintances and grapples with his identity, beliefs and relationships. Sakula’s new path pushes him to test all his physical and mental powers as he tries to forge a new way forward for his people when they become confronted with their united enemy. A powerful story, told by musician, activist and former child soldier Emmanuel Jal. 2020-01-09 time of publication of the book, [-Simon and Schuster-]"