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Izunna Okafor Wins Best Young Writer of The Year

Saturday, September 7, 2019
The Nigerian Voice Columnist/Contributor, Anambra-born young writer, Izunna Okafor has yet added another prestigious feather to his literary status, as he won the 2019 Young Achievers Award as the Best Young Writer of The Year. This was disclosed at the award ceremony which took place at the NAF ...

The Wretched Africans is evidence of Joe Khamisi being an Organic Intellectual

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
If I was Antonio Gramsci writing the Prison Diary I would have used Joe Khamisi as an example to explain what an Organic intellectual is. Just the same way I would have called him a reincarnation of Walter Rodney had I had a privilege to be an Indian dervish today. The reason why I would h ...

World Poetry Day: Poets Urged To Take Advantage Opportunities In The Creative Fi

Thursday, March 21, 2019
As the world celebrates the World Poetry Day today, poets in Nigeria have been called upon to expand their coast in creativity and take advantage of the numerous opportunities that abound in the field. The National President of Poets In Nigeria, Mr. Eriata Oribhabor gave this charge in an intervi ...

Society Of Young Nigerian Writers (synw) Set To Create A Blog Archive To Immorta

Thursday, March 14, 2019
The Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW) has concluded plans to setup a blog archive aim at documenting thought provoking, scholarly and literary works of the late great scholar. Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW) in a statement signed by Mr. Wole Adedoyin and Mr. Izunna Okafor, SYNW Na ...

Three Kenyan Writers Among the Twenty-One On the Long List of The 2019 Short Sto

Monday, March 11, 2019
Three young writers from Kenya have been longlisted for the 2019 Short Story Day Africa Literature Prize. The longlist has twenty-one writers from all over Africa and the diaspora. The three Kenyan writers longlisted are Noel Cheruto, Faith Oneya and Troy Onyango. Noel Cheruto is longlisted for her ...

Nawal El Saadawi, The Egyptian Feminist Writer is Critically Sick

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Nawal El Saadawi, is the woman of very many firsts. She is the first woman to be an Egyptian physician, the first feminist writer from the world that is substantially Arabic and Islamic. She is the pioneering activist in the Egyptian world of gender rights movement and feminist politics. She is a pi ...

THE ROAD TAKEN - A Story By Henry Chukwuemeka Onyema

Thursday, February 7, 2019
She needed the money and there was no other way out. Her eyes filled with tears. It does not call for tears, he said softly. You will enjoy it and also save your son. His teeth sparkled with a smile that easily turned women on. The fire in his eyes was illuminating. But all Jemina coul ...

My Alcoholic Acquaintance

Sunday, February 3, 2019
Oshari rented the air immediately he came to where I sat with friends on February 2 2019, at Seaside Road, Oyigbo, Rivers State. I did not know him prior to this day. The man I later learnt was born in 1954 was not drunk but alcohol had taken a toll on him. He was garrulous and talked different t ...
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