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A View Into Children Of Lekki Tollgate

Reading Time: 3 minutes A View Into Children Of Lekki Tollgate “This way,” Mama Okon said to Jaje. “Come with me, all of you. We will be fine,” she assured them. “We must stay alive for our children. Tomorrow is another day.” One has been confronted with this question: why did you write Children of Lekki Tollgate? And the quick Read More…

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Kenya Chapter of Writers Space Africa Opens Office in Nairobi

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kenya Chapter of Writers Space Africa Opens Office in Nairobi The Kenya chapter of Writers Space Africa (W.S.A.) has opened its first physical office space in the country’s capital. Located in Langata’s Moi estate along Kanga Road, Nairobi, the area will provide the much-needed operational base to help foster the growth of one of Africa’s Read More…

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John Grisham Knows The Boys From Biloxi

Reading Time: 2 minutes John Grisham Knows The Boys From Biloxi It’s always a delight to hear about John Grisham’s writings. And one of the gripping attractions of John Grisham’s novels is that the writer possesses a familiar and proficient understanding of the worlds and characters that capture his imagination. This fascination exists because Grisham has appropriated his expert Read More…

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70 Entries Longlisted for Writers Space Africa Awards 2022

Reading Time: 3 minutes 70 Entries Longlisted for Writers Space Africa Awards 2022 The 2022 African Writers Awards is scheduled to take place in Cameroon later in the year. We are pleased to announce the longlist for the following awards: 2022 African Writers Awards (AWA) Wakini Kuria Prize for Children’s Literature African Teen Writers Awards We received hundreds of Read More…

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How One Man And His Friends Are Walking For Literacy

Reading Time: 4 minutes How One Man And His Friends Are Walking For Literacy On 8 September 2021, Namse Udosen woke up to a morning attended by a mood of trepidation. The day harbored the unknown. A few days back, he shared an innovative idea with some of his friends and associates, and they planned to go for a Read More…

Namse Udosen’s Silly Sally Teaches Kids to Read
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Namse Udosen’s Silly Sally Teaches Kids to Read

Reading Time: 2 minutes Namse Udosen’s Silly Sally Teaches Kids to Read Most parents often find teaching kids to read a burdensome family exercise. This experience is primarily the case with hyperactive kids who can prove to be a handful for busy or new parents. But this needs not to be the case. And that is why there is Read More…

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In the Tradition of Military Poets: Umar Abubakar Sidi’s Like Butterflies Scattered About By Art Rascals

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the Tradition of Military Poets: Umar Abubakar Sidi’s Like Butterflies Scattered About By Art Rascals Umar Abubakar Sidi’s second book of poems has been generously praised by early reviewers, lending credence to his burgeoning place in Nigeria and Africa’s literary firmament. He made his first promising impression three years ago when he notched his Read More…

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A Glimpse of Amanda’s Crime

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Glimpse of Amanda’s Crime Amanda is a hero in the police department. But she has an emotional underbelly and can’t solve her heartaches. But she possesses a social and professional veneer that is difficult to fault. The novelist, Anthony Onugba, offers a professional treatment of Amanda’s Crime, such that fictional elements begin to linger Read More…

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J. Michael Miller’s Kid Cretaceous

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geologic history tells us that the Cretaceous period is about 145 to 66 million years behind us. But it continues to hold creative charm for writers and artists. J. Michael Miller’s comic is a journey into creative drawings that transport us into an era of robust human civilization. Famed as the most durable geological period Read More…

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Gambian Chapter of Writers Space Africa out with Storms Don’t Last Forever

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gambian Chapter of Writers Space Africa out with Storms Don’t Last Forever The Gambian chapter of Writers Space Africa has published an anthology of poems titled Storms Don’t Last Forever. This anthology focuses on several issues affecting African societies. The young poets whose poems are featured in this book are concerned with themes around poverty, Read More…

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Lesotho Chapter of Writers Space Africa Receives A $10,000 Grant From Global Fund For Children

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Lesotho Chapter of Writers Space Africa Receives A $10,000 Grant From Global Fund For Children Writers Space Africa (Lesotho Chapter) has been awarded a $10,000 grant by the Global Fund for Children (GFC) to run a National High School Debate in the Kingdom of Lesotho. This project will run for two years to promote freedom Read More…

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African Teen Writers Awards Receives Lifetime Sponsorship from Award-winning Tanzanian Writer Nahida Esmail

Reading Time: 2 minutes African Teen Writers Awards Receives Lifetime Sponsorship from Award-winning Tanzanian Writer Nahida Esmail Two winners in this year’s African Teen Writers Awards will receive $100 each. This is courtesy of a lifetime sponsorship commitment from award-winning Tanzanian writer Nahida Esmail. Speaking on the motivation for this sponsorship, Nahida Esmail says: “I want to help teenagers Read More…

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Soul Mates in a Discourse in Anthony Onugba’s Lone

Reading Time: 3 minutes  Soul Mates in a Discourse in Anthony Onugba’s Lone Anthony Onugba’s book of 60 poems is an enchanting collection of metered verses. Lone is a product of the author’s charming and fertile imagination. One finds the writer writing with a measured elegance and distilled poetic imageries as he captures two passionate soul mates in dramatic Read More…