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Ebola amid the wests hysteria the real heroes are forgotten | ...

Last Friday, I spoke to my mother at her home in Freetown, Sierra Leone, to discuss my forthcoming trip. In light of the outbreak of Ebola in the country, should I still come? She thought I Big News Network, 1 week ago

Actors and writers demand diversity action from broadcasters

A group of top UK film and TV talent has written an open letter to the bosses of the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, BskyB and new Channel 5 owner Viacom, demanding radical action to improve the level of BAME representation on TV. The signatories, including ...
 Televisual1 week ago

Wainwright and Bleasdale backing broadcast diversity campaign

Sally Wainwright Northern television giants Alan Bleasdale and Sally Wainwright are among a long list of people lobbying broadcasters to take a action to improve their record on diversity in employment. Together with a host well-known writers, ...
 Prolific North1 week ago

From The New York Times to CNN: African Literature in the News

Source: it's because I am completely engrossed in it, but I can't help but notice how much more I'm reading about African literature in mainstream media sources.Back in June, for instance, The New York Times ...
 African Entertainer3 weeks ago

Art Alert: Screening of Girl Rising at the Bridges Cultural Centre TRAILER

Produced by The Documentary Group and Vulcan Productions, and directed by Academy-nominated director , (2013) will be screened in Cairo's on Tuesday, 5 August. The movie looks into the lives of nine girls from nine countries, depicting their ...
 Al Ahram3 weeks ago

Fate Of A Misguided Scholar 1

Thus, Chinua Achebe, an antagonistic hero of the so-called Biafran Secession War, reminds the yechy unrecognized self-styled poet and writer, a bastardized ideological scion of The Brethren, writing: The fiction which imaginative literature offers ...
 VibeGhana.com4 weeks ago

The Source Of The Nile Decoded 2

Citizenship; social equality; accountability; mass quality (critical thinking) education; probity; gender equality; tolerance; transparency; social justice; mutual respectability; strategic planning; and patriotism capture the idiomatic essence of ...
 GhanaWeb1 month ago Fate Of A Sick Scholar 1 1 Francis Kwarteng  Modern Ghana1 month ago
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Where are the women in African non-fiction?

For a continent of its size and history, Africa does offer plenty of interesting topics for popular creative non-fiction. The majority of creative non-fiction books about African society that have enjoyed international success are by non-Africans or ...
 Al Jazeera1 month ago

Gordimer's legacy lives on

In Home and Exile and Other Stories, South African writer Lewis Nkosi notes that when I joined the paper, Drum was a curious institution… it was the symbol of the new African cut adrift from the tribal reserve — urbanised, eager, fast-talking ...
 East African1 month ago

New-age African writers take centre stage

More than a decade ago, when the young Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was struggling to get her first novel, Purple Hibiscus, published, an agent told her that things would be easier if only you were Indian, because Indian writers were in ...
 Indian Express1 month ago
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