Afreada X Africa Writes Presents: Tomorrow I’ll Be Twenty Competition

With acclaimed Congolese writer Alain Mabanckou joining Africa Writes on July 2nd,  we’ve teamed up with AFREADA to run a short story writing competition with the chance to win £100! We are inviting writers, anywhere and everywhere, to participate in a 500-word short story competition which is loosely based on Mabanckou’s amusing and heart-warming story, Tomorrow I’ll…

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I Am Not A Failed Dream: Spoken Word Artists in Contemporary Nigeria

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An African Orature Poem in Tribute to Sam Moyo

I met Professor Sam Moyo at a seminar in the 1980s after he joined the University of Zimbabwe where I was then teaching, and was immediately struck by his quiet brilliance.However, it was not until I became the Chairperson of the SARIPS’ Board of Directors (1998-2001) that I got to know him closely. An incredibly…

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