literature awards: kenya too

What is the value of a literary award?

What influence will it have an the fields of writers in African and the diaspora?

Will prizes from outside our continent decide what is available and what will be supported en encouraged/ Or is this a bit narrow-minded? 

Here you have an article on this matter of literary awards published in a Kenyan daily.

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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