Farafina Trust will be holding a creative writing workshop in Lagos, organized by award-winning writer and creative director of Farafina Trust,Chimamanda Adichie, from June 21 to July 1, 2016. 226 more words
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The Caine Prize for African Literature received a record breaking number of entries which included 166 short stories from writers representing 23 African countries.
The 2016 judges, who were announced in London last month, are billed to meet in early May to decide on the shortlisted stories, which will be announced shortly thereafter. 237 more words
Before my self-imposed exile from Twitter this week (inspired by threats of physical harm against my family and a story for another day), one of the last stories I read was an opinion piece written by Siyanda Mohutsiwa entitled… 1,511 more words
“Let your women study,’ Sheikh said, ‘and let them vote. Let them learn how to read. The wives of Christians read and write and our wives cannot even read the Quran. 2,939 more words