There was a session at the French Cultural Center at Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria. Three women had been invited to talsk about their books and how women feature in these books. These female writers came form the northern part of the country.
Wole Soyinka, the Nigerian writer and poet, did not win the election for the Professor of Poetry at Oxford University (United Kingdom). He was clearly beaten by the British poet Simon Armitage. Five candidates were in for the race. One of them Wole Soyinka. To be in the race at least 50 Oxford graduates had … Continue reading simon armitage wins oxford
Here you find a bit of information on the books that will be published later this year in South Africa. These are books written in the Afrikaner language. I will mention one of the forthcoming publications. This book will be published in the eleventh month of this year. The publisher Umuzi will put on the … Continue reading vooruitsig van talle afrikaanse
Here is an anouncement of a meeting with the Nigeria-born writer Ben Okri. You can meet him and listen to him and maybe even ask questions when you travel to London (UK), on the fourth of July. He will be at the British Library.
Next month a book will be published on the ‘heroic feats’ of former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan. He lost the recent elections to his opponent Buhari. Two writers teamed up after the elections on March 28 and March 29 2015 and you will be able to buy next month. This article is not very … Continue reading book on ex-president jonathan