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Shortlist for 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature Announced

The Etisalat Prize for Literature, a prize awarded to the best novel by an African writer, has announced the short list for its 2015 award, Book Live reports. The books shortlisted are: Tram 83 by Fiston Mwanza Mujila (Democratic Republic of Congo), The Story of Anna P,


On October 31st 2015, Kenneth Binyavanga Wainaina, suffered a stroke at his home and was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit at Karen Hospital. His speech was affected, and he needed to undergo MRI and CT scans, in addition to round the-clock observation. The doctors

Etisalat Prize for Literature Announces 2015 longlist

Lagos, Nigeria: November 12, 2015: Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications services company, Etisalat, today announced the longlist for the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature. This year’s longlist of nine books have been chosen from a field of over 100 titles submitted from across

Have you read about the Egyptian Mystic School?

If yes, then go, just go. Pass quietly by. On second thoughts, stay, you may correct something I didn’t explain properly. Memory is a funny thing. A certain theory, by a certain man, in a certain paper/book/ journal, which I can’t be bothered to name

Ake International Books & Art Festival; Day 3 Roundup #AkeFestival2015

The Ake International Books & Art Festival third day consisted of the opening ceremony ,which was graced by a host of dignitaries from the diplomatic corps, the sponsors, and supporters. The Executive Governor of Ogun State, His Excellency, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun was on hand, as was