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Kampala :: Uganda | 1 month ago

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 How Lawino' crippled our art, ideology Comments Okot P'Bitek's Song of Lawino' exemplifies limitations of the Makerere writing tradition, while the poetry of Sedar Senghor is a powerful argument against the Makerere literary

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Nairobi :: Kenya | 3 months ago

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That is how one of Kenya's oldest surviving popular writers answered us when we approached him for an interview this week. Nicholas Muraguri, aka Mwangi Ruheni, an extremely private and reticent man who is averse to giving interviews, has left an

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Nairobi :: Kenya | 5 months ago

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Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.   In Summary Generation has been accused of writing for a foreign audience to win awards It is in this context that we have to read Chimamanda's fiction and that of her generation. Often this generation has

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Lagos :: Nigeria | 6 months ago

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These arise from trying to interact in a world in which the anonymous 'everyone' can know the infinite 'everything' about the world and consequently expect too much. The young writer based in Africa, or of African descent, or whose stories are set in

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Onitsha :: Nigeria | 7 months ago

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Comments Kenya's Ngugi wa Thiong'o seen here displaying one of his recent literary works Wizard of the Crow. Ngugi is now being touted as the possible winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, 2013. In Summary Last year, the prize was announced on

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Kampala :: Uganda | 11 months ago

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June 3, 2013 But in 2007, Baingana decided to return to Africa to contribute to a new African literary culture, she says. After working for two years at a publishing house in Kenya, she now writes from Kampala, Uganda's capital, and mentors writers

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Lisbon :: Portugal | over 1 year ago

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Hemis / Alamy The South African writer Mike Nicol once told me that when he started writing back in the 80s, he had read most of the books published in his country...Every time I walk into any city whether it's Accra, Algiers, Johannesburg or Nairobi

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Lagos :: Nigeria | almost 2 years ago

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On July 2, Rotimi Babatunde of Nigeria was declared the winner of this year's Caine Prize for African Writing. His story, Bombay's Republic , tells of a Nigerian soldier fighting for the British Empire during World War II. Colour Sergeant Bombay

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Lagos :: Nigeria | almost 2 years ago

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At a sometimes fractious panel discussion convened as part of the Open Society's 'Money, Power & Sex' conference on Wednesday, it was hard to discern any common ground shared by some of the continent's prominent cultural figures. When you get six of

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London :: United Kingdom | over 2 years ago

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Britain itself has not been able to produce literature that's global, even though it had a global empire' Photograph: Jerry Riley The prize-winning Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina has attacked the insularity of British authors, describing their

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