Nigerian boy’s tale in America wins this year’s Caine Prize
Nigeria’s Tope Folarin has won the 2013 Caine Prize for African Writing with his short story Miracle, which came top from the shortlist of Elnathan John’s Bayan Layi, Pede Hollist’s Foreign Aid, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim’s The Whispering Trees, and Chinelo Okparanta’s America. Apart from Pede Hollist, from Sierra Leone, the rest are Nigerians.
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Mukoma Ngugi gives distorted portrait of Nairobi in his novel
How best does one describe their homeland? The title of Mukoma wa Ngugi’s novel, Nairobi Heat, raises one’s curiosity to find out what the writer has to say about Nairobi.
JENIFFER MUCHIRI | 7 years ago
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