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Eileen Battersby’s favourite African writers To mark Africa Day, Ireland’s annual celebration of its African community, The Irish Times literary correspondent picks her favourite African...
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Authors on Africa, from Heart of Darkness to The Heart of the Matter For Africa Day, Eileen Battersby selects 13 classic novels set in Africa but written by outsiders, including several Irish...
2015/05/22 10:29
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By Omololu Ogunmade and Onyebuchi Ezigbo Abuja — Worried about the endless queues at filling stations and the increasing difficulty in getting fuel across the country, the Senate Tursday expressed...
2015/05/22 06:29
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The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties has rejected some postulations offered by a former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, on how the incoming All Progressives Congress federal administration...
2015/05/21 00:30
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Hungarian writer László Krasznahorkai on Tuesday night beat Amitav Ghosh for the biannual £60,000 Man Booker International Prize. Krasznahorkai, who writes in Hungarian, was announced as the winner at...
2015/05/20 14:59
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The 2015 Man International Booker prize was awarded to the Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai at a ceremony at the V&A in London on May 20. The 61-year old writer was among a shortlist of 10...
2015/05/18 12:30
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Tony Ekwoaba is a young lawyer, writer and 'literary activist' whose debut novel, Shadows' tackles the malaise affecting Nigeria. In this interview with Sunday Trust, he talks about his writing and...
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2015/05/18 12:29
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In his seminal 1958 book A Man of the People, the world acclaimed novelist, Nigeria's Chinua Achebe, foretold the banality of post-colonial Afrikan politics, when he warned poignantly: 'The trouble...
2015/05/18 04:37
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Who is in the running for Man Booker International Prize? Published: 18 May 2015 12:06 PM The 2015 Man Booker International Prize recognises a living author's entire body of work. – AFP pic, May 18,...
2015/05/11 11:30
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ENOCK KUSASIRA is public relations officer of Mulago national referral hospital in Kampala. He shared his life story with Simon Kasyate on 91.3 Capital FM's Desert Island Discs show. Good evening and...
2015/05/10 11:29
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Awka — In furtherance of its resolve to encourage and promote Igbo culture that are not in conflict with Christianity, the Mbido Igbo Association recently marked the Iba Ubi, an Igbo national festival...
2015/05/05 11:30
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In partnership with America's Yale University, Nigeria Leadership Initiative, a frontline non-profit public interest institution continues to create leaders with vision for a better country. The...
2015/05/01 10:29
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For one year, Port Harcourt, the capital city of Rivers State served as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Book Capital. That reign ended last...
2015/04/30 10:03
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I wanted to make sense of it all, when during the long weekend I woke to the news - Nigeria recalled its ambassadors Uche Ajulu-Okeke and High Commissioner Martin Cobham. Contradictory to the parable...
2015/04/28 05:15
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In the quarter century that South Africans have been living in the “new dispensation”, which followed the fall of the apartheid regime, the release of ANC and other political prisoners, many many...
2015/04/27 09:32
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Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Friday visited the President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari in his Aso Drive residence, Abuja. Obiano's visit came when speculations were rife that he was...
2015/04/26 14:29
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Lagos — The hall at the University of Calabar Hotel Conference Centre was filled to the brim. The decors of the room, lit in brilliant colours blended well with the colour of the book arranged...
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... M.H. Abrams, an esteemed critic, teacher and tastemaker who helped shape the modern literary canon as founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature and joined the elite himself by...
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