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Tribute: Kofi Awoonor – The unusual poet

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BY SYLVESTER ASOYA Kofi Awoonor is Ghana’s most famous poet. This extraordinary African bard, novelist, dramatist, actor, scholar, politician, diplomat and statesman left a profound...

Tanzania’s Abdulrazak Gurnah wins 2021 Nobel Prize in literature

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Tanzania’s Abdulrazak Gurnah wins 2021 Nobel Prize in literature Swedish Academy recognises Tanzanian novelist’s ‘uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and...

Okwuma: From medicine to fiction writing

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LUCY CHIAMAKA OKWUMA is among the few medical practitioners who have also crossed into the arena of fiction writing. With her novel Neglected, Okwuma has...

Anambra endows N1m Chinua Achebe literary prize

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 AWKA - To mark the 40th anniversary of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) which Africa's greatest raconteur and novelist founded at the University...