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Time for Africa to create its own literature award

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The 2021 Nobel Literature Prize was awarded to Professor Abdulrazak Gurnah. The Swedish Academy is responsible for choosing Nobel Laureates.

Time for Africa to create its own literature award

By Antoney Luvinzu | 4 days ago

Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah wins 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature

Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah wins 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature

Gurnah, whose novels include "Paradise" and "Desertion", writes in English and lives in Britain.

Reuters | 14 days ago

Literary prizes: One more year of drought

This Sunday ought to have been the glorious climatic moment of the now postponed ‘Nairobi International Book Fair’ at the Sarit Centre.

Tony Mochama | 18 days ago

Kiswahili award charts path for African languages

The sixth edition of The Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature, suspended last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, is back.

The Conversation | 3 months ago

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