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This is a general article about the rise of prominent writers from Nigeria. Nigeria seems to be a hotbed of talent. According to Wole Soyinka there is a search for the identity in the post-Biafra world.
Origami is a form of art, started in Japan and is about folding paper into intricate patterns and designs. An art for nimble hands and fingers and creative minds. A matter of concentration. The story ‘Origami‘ has been written by the Kenyan author Troy Onyango.
The Nigerian elections for the position for the federal president have been postponed. The preparations have been going on for ages and now there is a need for postponement. The Nigerian writer Chigozie Obioma shares his thoughts on the forthcoming elections.
She is only 13 years young and has already published her book In the land of Shamma. Selam Teshome has already a second book ready and she hopes to get it published. In this interview she talks about the books she has read and the ones that impressed her.
The Angolan writer Lopito Feijó is about to launch another publication. By training a man of laws, he has also become a man of words written on pages and collected and bundled in a book. His latest book is titled Experimentais Poépicos. The launch will not take place in Angola, but in northern Portugal.