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Opportunity for African writers; 2017 Kofi Addo writivism prize for non-fiction.

The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction is an annual award for creative non-fiction by emerging African writers administered by the Center for African Cultural Excellence (CACE). Entrants must be unpublished writers (unpublished here means those who have not had a book published), resident in an African country. Questions of eligibility shall be resolved by the CACE administration and their decision is final. Entries must be submitted online, by emailing them to as attachments (not in the body email), clearly labeled in …

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A great Iroko tree has fallen! (Buchi Emecheta)

Indeed the world is shaken because the ground must shiver at the thud of a Mighty fallen Iroko tree. Mummy I never got to meet you but I felt i knew you. You constructed your sentences uniquely, originally and most beautifully! Indeed nobody could do what you do the way you do it. You were gifted and the World literature was blessed to have you. You would forever remain in our hearts , You were an Icon, women’s hero, a leading figure and a mother …

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