• Miracle's Top Five: Great African Authors

    The great African authors of 20th century from Kenya, Nigeria, south Africa etc; like Ben Okri, Thiongo, Chinua Achebe, wole soyinka, Buchi Emecheta etc. All these writers express their toleration towards the torture they went through during the British and French rule in their country, Colour discrimination, their struggle, aparthied, Harlem Renaissance.

    published: 20 Nov 2016
  • Talk Africa: Africa Writers Special

    The literary scene in Kenya is growing and at a relatively fast rate, gone are the days when Ngugi wa Thiongo was the only benchmark for young writers. Young Kenyans are writing, and they have a lot to say. As Kenyans put pen to paper or fill their various electronic devices with notes of expression, one thing stands out, with a population of 40 million, and a high literacy rate, Kenya still lags behind the big wigs like Nigeria and South Africa. So, what is Kenya doing to narrow this gap? David Mailu a renowned Kenya writer and Ng`ang`a Mbugwa the Ngugi wa Thiong`o literary winner, 2012, talks to us about writing for the African audience and drives us through the different generation of writers that the world have come to know and love.

    published: 02 Jul 2014
  • Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe on CNN's 'African voices'

    Through his fiction and non-fiction works, Nigerian author Chinua Achebe has sought to repair the damage done to the continent of Africa and its people as a result of European colonization. This is best exemplified in his most famous novel "Things Fall Apart," one of the first African novels written in English to achieve national acclaim. Set in the 1890s, the novel deals with the impact of British colonialism on the traditional Igbo society in Nigeria. Published in 1958 -- just two years before the end of a century of British rule in Nigeria -- the novel celebrated its 50th anniversary of publication in 2008. "An Evening with Chinua Achebe" featured the author reading from his celebrated work. Chinua Achebe,chinua achebe,chinua achebe interview,chinua achebe things fall apart,chinua acheb...

    published: 23 Mar 2013
  • Famous African Writers Top 10

    Here are the Top 10 Famous African Writers who their works are internationally recognize across the world.These young African writers are talented and have word severally awards for the works. Some of the famous african writers are Chimamanda Ngozi Adechi, Olufemi Terry, Ahmed Alaidy, NoViolet Bulawayo, Aminatta Forna, E.C. Osondu, Leila Aboulela, Uwem Akpan, Phaswane Mpe and Kabelo “Sello” Duiker and Chika Unigwe.

    published: 08 Dec 2017
  • The danger of a single story | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    http://www.ted.com Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice -- and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates on malaria and mosquitoes, Pattie Maes on the "Sixth Sense" wearable tech, and "Lost" producer JJ Abr...

    published: 07 Oct 2009
  • Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart, African Writers and The West

    LA Times book critic David Ulin talks about the important conversation that Chinua Achebe sparked regarding writing in English for African writers, as well as writers from many cultures that approached literature as outsiders. Watch the full interview on Media Mayhem here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RC5t21i0N7E

    published: 12 Apr 2013
  • The "Sh*thole Countries" Tag | 5 Books from African Writers I‘ll Read in 2018 | Black Writers Matter

    Diana‘s original video: https://youtu.be/_4CAfnJ1QwQ Check out her channel! She‘s awesome and deserves more attention: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMyGIVcrITmi2gh3YlevLdQ This tag works very easily: Showcase some books on your TBR (or READ shelf) that have been written by writers from Haiti, El Salvador or African Nations. I tag: - Shamina: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs0ReFrp6faUq3Tbi0H3fdQ - Downright Bookish: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCohXUtyomt4VpreSRkNvObg - Sarah (heffa): https://www.youtube.com/user/TheConfettiDress - The Storyscape: https://www.youtube.com/user/TokenInAmerica 1 - Kumukanda by Chingonyi Kayo Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31817292 2 - Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27071490 3 - The African ...

    published: 20 Jan 2018
  • Read Harder - African Authors

    Josh offers some contemporary recommendations for the African Author task of the #ReadHarder challenge! This video is sponsored by YOU AND ME AND HIM by Kris Dinnison: http://ow.ly/PeR0Q Books mentioned in this video: WE NEED NEW NAMES by NoViolet Bulawayo: http://ow.ly/P6csb THE FISHERMAN by Chigozie Obioma: http://ow.ly/P6cDl HALF OF A YELLOW SUN by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: http://ow.ly/P6cPu Where You Can Find Us: http://Bookriot.com http://bookriotlive.com (NYC event coming in November 2015!) http://store.bookriot.com (store!) Social Media: http://twitter.com/bookriot http://facebook.com/BookRiot http://instagram.com/bookriot http://bookriot.tumblr.com/

    published: 10 Jul 2015
  • AFRICAN WRITERS TRUST

    Established in 2009, the African Writers Trust is a body that aims to bridge the divide between African writers and publishing professionals living in the Diaspora and on the continent, bringing them together in order to promote synergies and to foster knowledge and learning between the two groups. We have bases in London, UK and Kampala, Uganda where the organization is registered as a non for profit.

    published: 17 Jun 2017
  • African Writers Trust Uganda International Writers Conference - 3rd Edition

    The African Writers Trust 3rd Uganda International Writers Conference themed - Contemporary Publishing Trends in Africa,held at the Fairway Hotel, in Kampala, from 6th - 8th March 2017

    published: 01 Jul 2017
  • 3 - Conversation with Chinua Achebe

    African writer Chinua Achebe

    published: 06 Apr 2012
  • Chinua Achebe African writer Important works ||English Literature with Kaushik ||Free notes

    Chinua Achebe African writer Important works ||English Literature with Kaushik ||Free notes

    published: 08 Sep 2017
  • AFRICAN WRITERS MEETS INTRO MONTAGE

    published: 25 Jan 2018
  • South African publisher promotes black writers

    A young black woman, who started her own company to promote the work of new of black writers, is making inroads in the industry. Her publishing company is called Blackbird Books. BlackBird recently celebrated its success with nine titles on the shelves and several new ones on the way. CGTN's Yolisa Njamela has the story

    published: 13 Mar 2017
  • Akufo-Addo's full speech at 24th International African Writers’ Day

    President Akufo-Addo has called on African writers to be candid with their publications about the continent and not shy away from telling the truth by singing undue praises.

    published: 06 Nov 2017
  • Why Exclusive Books is adding more African writers to its catalogue

    In response to a growing demand for literature works by the likes Kwame Nkrumah, Chinua Achebe & Buchi Emecheta, Exclusive Books has increased its stockholding of major works of black literature. On this episode of the MoneyMakers, Bruce Whitfield is joined by Benjamin Trisk, CEO of Exclusive Books to discuss his company’s Pan-African Writing Catalogue and book sales in times of digital media.

    published: 02 Jun 2017
  • African Writers TBR | Tag [CC]

    Videos/Channels Mentioned diana in colour (Original): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4CAfnJ1QwQ books by leynes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HL_uwMa4PAc&t=2s littlespider9: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8FMo3oo6yFSm1ciu0h6vTg I Tag Didi (Brown Girl Reading): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTq_SsIysxXwJt2I1xyU-UA nicole is here to learn: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTEqXrBMY9n6v9JbsaINcng Alicia (Pretty Brown Eye Reader): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdXA0kXgLIwcCjZ92LIChZw Books Mentioned 'Translating Libya: In Search of the Libyan Short Story' by Ethan Chorin: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28948974-translating-libya 'Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood' by Trevor Noah: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29780253-born-a-crime 'Stay wi...

    published: 04 Mar 2018
  • MY TOP 5 BOOKS... BY BLACK AUTHORS

    Mental Slavery Video https://youtu.be/kWRtzlchVhs Trailer to BBCs Black and British Series https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWlE5OCDVD0

    published: 28 Jul 2017
  • Nigeria's new literature prize boosts African writers

    Here's a story that isn't dominating the headlines, but deserves a close look: Three African authors are nominated for a relatively new fiction literature prize, and the finalist will walk away with £15,000 and a continental book tour. The Etisalat Prize for Literature is funded by  Dubai-based Etisalat, a prominent telecom company in Africa, with the goal of"improving literacy in the African continent."

    published: 15 Jan 2015
  • Classic Nigerian Books (MUST READ)

    Hello everyone! I am starting an African Writers Series as part of #iyorereads #AFRILIT on Instagram (@AFRILIT) where I share my African book collection/recommend books for you to read. I'm open to recieve any book recommendation that I do not already have. Do you have a favorite African author/book? Let me know in the comment :) Let's stay connected Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_iyore/ Tumblr: http://iyore.tumblr.com Snapchat @iyore –––––––––––––––––––––––––– Music: Safari Time by Jingle Punks

    published: 30 May 2016
  • Detained A Writer's Prison Diary African Writers Series

    published: 17 Jun 2017
  • Tendai Sithole on Africa modes of writing, privileging African writers and thinkers

    Tendai Sithole presents his approach to writing, the importance of privileging the African archive. This following by a discussion with Patricia McFadden during inaugural Alumnae conference of the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI)

    published: 22 Jan 2016
  • Celebrating African Writers March 17 2014 DireTube Video by African in Focus

    Celebrating African Writers

    published: 18 Mar 2014
  • PEN World Voices Festival: African Writers on writing and language

    At the PEN World Voices Festival Afrofusion TV interviewed a few writers present about the future of African writing and it's potential impact on development and progress on the continent. Here's a sample of what Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor and Boubacar Boris Diop had to say, part of an upcoming segment on African Literature on Afrofusion TV.

    published: 18 May 2015
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Miracle's Top Five: Great African Authors
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Miracle's Top Five: Great African Authors

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  • Duration: 5:45
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2016
  • views: 4976
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The great African authors of 20th century from Kenya, Nigeria, south Africa etc; like Ben Okri, Thiongo, Chinua Achebe, wole soyinka, Buchi Emecheta etc. All these writers express their toleration towards the torture they went through during the British and French rule in their country, Colour discrimination, their struggle, aparthied, Harlem Renaissance.
https://wn.com/Miracle's_Top_Five_Great_African_Authors
Talk Africa: Africa Writers Special
29:26

Talk Africa: Africa Writers Special

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  • Duration: 29:26
  • Updated: 02 Jul 2014
  • views: 993
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The literary scene in Kenya is growing and at a relatively fast rate, gone are the days when Ngugi wa Thiongo was the only benchmark for young writers. Young Kenyans are writing, and they have a lot to say. As Kenyans put pen to paper or fill their various electronic devices with notes of expression, one thing stands out, with a population of 40 million, and a high literacy rate, Kenya still lags behind the big wigs like Nigeria and South Africa. So, what is Kenya doing to narrow this gap? David Mailu a renowned Kenya writer and Ng`ang`a Mbugwa the Ngugi wa Thiong`o literary winner, 2012, talks to us about writing for the African audience and drives us through the different generation of writers that the world have come to know and love.
https://wn.com/Talk_Africa_Africa_Writers_Special
Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe on CNN's 'African voices'
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Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe on CNN's 'African voices'

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  • Duration: 9:14
  • Updated: 23 Mar 2013
  • views: 8745
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Through his fiction and non-fiction works, Nigerian author Chinua Achebe has sought to repair the damage done to the continent of Africa and its people as a result of European colonization. This is best exemplified in his most famous novel "Things Fall Apart," one of the first African novels written in English to achieve national acclaim. Set in the 1890s, the novel deals with the impact of British colonialism on the traditional Igbo society in Nigeria. Published in 1958 -- just two years before the end of a century of British rule in Nigeria -- the novel celebrated its 50th anniversary of publication in 2008. "An Evening with Chinua Achebe" featured the author reading from his celebrated work. Chinua Achebe,chinua achebe,chinua achebe interview,chinua achebe things fall apart,chinua achebe things fall apart interview,chinua achebe things fall apart audiobook,chinua achebe things fall apart movie,chinua achebe heart of darkness,chinua achebe biography,chinua achebe marriage is a private affair,chinua achebe there was a country
https://wn.com/Nigerian_Writer_Chinua_Achebe_On_Cnn's_'African_Voices'
Famous African Writers Top 10
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Famous African Writers Top 10

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  • Duration: 4:01
  • Updated: 08 Dec 2017
  • views: 77
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Here are the Top 10 Famous African Writers who their works are internationally recognize across the world.These young African writers are talented and have word severally awards for the works. Some of the famous african writers are Chimamanda Ngozi Adechi, Olufemi Terry, Ahmed Alaidy, NoViolet Bulawayo, Aminatta Forna, E.C. Osondu, Leila Aboulela, Uwem Akpan, Phaswane Mpe and Kabelo “Sello” Duiker and Chika Unigwe.
https://wn.com/Famous_African_Writers_Top_10
The danger of a single story | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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The danger of a single story | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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  • Duration: 19:17
  • Updated: 07 Oct 2009
  • views: 3596857
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http://www.ted.com Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice -- and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates on malaria and mosquitoes, Pattie Maes on the "Sixth Sense" wearable tech, and "Lost" producer JJ Abrams on the allure of mystery. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. Closed captions and translated subtitles in a variety of languages are now available on TED.com, at http://www.ted.com/translate. Watch a highlight reel of the Top 10 TEDTalks at http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/top10
https://wn.com/The_Danger_Of_A_Single_Story_|_Chimamanda_Ngozi_Adichie
Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart, African Writers and The West
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Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart, African Writers and The West

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  • Duration: 2:26
  • Updated: 12 Apr 2013
  • views: 2129
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LA Times book critic David Ulin talks about the important conversation that Chinua Achebe sparked regarding writing in English for African writers, as well as writers from many cultures that approached literature as outsiders. Watch the full interview on Media Mayhem here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RC5t21i0N7E
https://wn.com/Chinua_Achebe,_Things_Fall_Apart,_African_Writers_And_The_West
The "Sh*thole Countries" Tag | 5 Books from African Writers I‘ll Read in 2018 | Black Writers Matter
5:51

The "Sh*thole Countries" Tag | 5 Books from African Writers I‘ll Read in 2018 | Black Writers Matter

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  • Duration: 5:51
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • views: 1281
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Diana‘s original video: https://youtu.be/_4CAfnJ1QwQ Check out her channel! She‘s awesome and deserves more attention: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMyGIVcrITmi2gh3YlevLdQ This tag works very easily: Showcase some books on your TBR (or READ shelf) that have been written by writers from Haiti, El Salvador or African Nations. I tag: - Shamina: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs0ReFrp6faUq3Tbi0H3fdQ - Downright Bookish: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCohXUtyomt4VpreSRkNvObg - Sarah (heffa): https://www.youtube.com/user/TheConfettiDress - The Storyscape: https://www.youtube.com/user/TokenInAmerica 1 - Kumukanda by Chingonyi Kayo Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31817292 2 - Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27071490 3 - The African Trilogy by Chinua Achebe (Things Fall Apart; Arrow of God; No Longer at Ease) Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34043890 4 - Living, Loving and Lying Awake at Night by Sindiwe Magona Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/947853 5 - The January Children by Safia Elhillo Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30822615 DISCLAIMER: None of the video footage is mine. Copyright goes to their original holders. goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/45198798-leynes instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leynesss/ tumblr: https://booksbyleynes.tumblr.com/
https://wn.com/The_Sh_Thole_Countries_Tag_|_5_Books_From_African_Writers_I‘Ll_Read_In_2018_|_Black_Writers_Matter
Read Harder - African Authors
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Read Harder - African Authors

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  • Duration: 7:31
  • Updated: 10 Jul 2015
  • views: 1998
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Josh offers some contemporary recommendations for the African Author task of the #ReadHarder challenge! This video is sponsored by YOU AND ME AND HIM by Kris Dinnison: http://ow.ly/PeR0Q Books mentioned in this video: WE NEED NEW NAMES by NoViolet Bulawayo: http://ow.ly/P6csb THE FISHERMAN by Chigozie Obioma: http://ow.ly/P6cDl HALF OF A YELLOW SUN by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: http://ow.ly/P6cPu Where You Can Find Us: http://Bookriot.com http://bookriotlive.com (NYC event coming in November 2015!) http://store.bookriot.com (store!) Social Media: http://twitter.com/bookriot http://facebook.com/BookRiot http://instagram.com/bookriot http://bookriot.tumblr.com/
https://wn.com/Read_Harder_African_Authors
AFRICAN WRITERS TRUST
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AFRICAN WRITERS TRUST

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  • Updated: 17 Jun 2017
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Established in 2009, the African Writers Trust is a body that aims to bridge the divide between African writers and publishing professionals living in the Diaspora and on the continent, bringing them together in order to promote synergies and to foster knowledge and learning between the two groups. We have bases in London, UK and Kampala, Uganda where the organization is registered as a non for profit.
https://wn.com/African_Writers_Trust
African Writers Trust Uganda International Writers Conference - 3rd Edition
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African Writers Trust Uganda International Writers Conference - 3rd Edition

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  • Duration: 10:56
  • Updated: 01 Jul 2017
  • views: 124
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The African Writers Trust 3rd Uganda International Writers Conference themed - Contemporary Publishing Trends in Africa,held at the Fairway Hotel, in Kampala, from 6th - 8th March 2017
https://wn.com/African_Writers_Trust_Uganda_International_Writers_Conference_3Rd_Edition
3 - Conversation with Chinua Achebe
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3 - Conversation with Chinua Achebe

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  • Duration: 4:25
  • Updated: 06 Apr 2012
  • views: 7596
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African writer Chinua Achebe
https://wn.com/3_Conversation_With_Chinua_Achebe
Chinua Achebe African writer Important works ||English Literature with Kaushik ||Free notes
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Chinua Achebe African writer Important works ||English Literature with Kaushik ||Free notes

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  • Duration: 7:28
  • Updated: 08 Sep 2017
  • views: 2725
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Chinua Achebe African writer Important works ||English Literature with Kaushik ||Free notes
https://wn.com/Chinua_Achebe_African_Writer_Important_Works_||English_Literature_With_Kaushik_||Free_Notes
AFRICAN WRITERS MEETS INTRO MONTAGE
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AFRICAN WRITERS MEETS INTRO MONTAGE

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  • Updated: 25 Jan 2018
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https://wn.com/African_Writers_Meets_Intro_Montage
South African publisher promotes black writers
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South African publisher promotes black writers

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  • Duration: 3:21
  • Updated: 13 Mar 2017
  • views: 960
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A young black woman, who started her own company to promote the work of new of black writers, is making inroads in the industry. Her publishing company is called Blackbird Books. BlackBird recently celebrated its success with nine titles on the shelves and several new ones on the way. CGTN's Yolisa Njamela has the story
https://wn.com/South_African_Publisher_Promotes_Black_Writers
Akufo-Addo's full speech at 24th International African Writers’ Day
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Akufo-Addo's full speech at 24th International African Writers’ Day

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  • Duration: 20:12
  • Updated: 06 Nov 2017
  • views: 1050
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President Akufo-Addo has called on African writers to be candid with their publications about the continent and not shy away from telling the truth by singing undue praises.
https://wn.com/Akufo_Addo's_Full_Speech_At_24Th_International_African_Writers’_Day
Why Exclusive Books is adding more African writers to its catalogue
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Why Exclusive Books is adding more African writers to its catalogue

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  • Duration: 13:13
  • Updated: 02 Jun 2017
  • views: 249
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In response to a growing demand for literature works by the likes Kwame Nkrumah, Chinua Achebe & Buchi Emecheta, Exclusive Books has increased its stockholding of major works of black literature. On this episode of the MoneyMakers, Bruce Whitfield is joined by Benjamin Trisk, CEO of Exclusive Books to discuss his company’s Pan-African Writing Catalogue and book sales in times of digital media.
https://wn.com/Why_Exclusive_Books_Is_Adding_More_African_Writers_To_Its_Catalogue
African Writers TBR | Tag [CC]
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African Writers TBR | Tag [CC]

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  • Duration: 4:58
  • Updated: 04 Mar 2018
  • views: 132
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Videos/Channels Mentioned diana in colour (Original): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4CAfnJ1QwQ books by leynes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HL_uwMa4PAc&t=2s littlespider9: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8FMo3oo6yFSm1ciu0h6vTg I Tag Didi (Brown Girl Reading): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTq_SsIysxXwJt2I1xyU-UA nicole is here to learn: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTEqXrBMY9n6v9JbsaINcng Alicia (Pretty Brown Eye Reader): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdXA0kXgLIwcCjZ92LIChZw Books Mentioned 'Translating Libya: In Search of the Libyan Short Story' by Ethan Chorin: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28948974-translating-libya 'Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood' by Trevor Noah: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29780253-born-a-crime 'Stay with Me' by Ayobami Adebayo: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/32969150-stay-with-me 'This Mourable Body' by Tsitsi Dangarembga: https://www.graywolfpress.org/sites/default/files/mournable%20body.pdf
https://wn.com/African_Writers_Tbr_|_Tag_Cc
MY TOP 5 BOOKS... BY BLACK AUTHORS
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MY TOP 5 BOOKS... BY BLACK AUTHORS

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  • Duration: 16:20
  • Updated: 28 Jul 2017
  • views: 5028
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Mental Slavery Video https://youtu.be/kWRtzlchVhs Trailer to BBCs Black and British Series https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWlE5OCDVD0
https://wn.com/My_Top_5_Books..._By_Black_Authors
Nigeria's new literature prize boosts African writers
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Nigeria's new literature prize boosts African writers

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  • Duration: 2:26
  • Updated: 15 Jan 2015
  • views: 1194
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Here's a story that isn't dominating the headlines, but deserves a close look: Three African authors are nominated for a relatively new fiction literature prize, and the finalist will walk away with £15,000 and a continental book tour. The Etisalat Prize for Literature is funded by  Dubai-based Etisalat, a prominent telecom company in Africa, with the goal of"improving literacy in the African continent."
https://wn.com/Nigeria's_New_Literature_Prize_Boosts_African_Writers
Classic Nigerian Books (MUST READ)
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Classic Nigerian Books (MUST READ)

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  • Duration: 9:09
  • Updated: 30 May 2016
  • views: 1633
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Hello everyone! I am starting an African Writers Series as part of #iyorereads #AFRILIT on Instagram (@AFRILIT) where I share my African book collection/recommend books for you to read. I'm open to recieve any book recommendation that I do not already have. Do you have a favorite African author/book? Let me know in the comment :) Let's stay connected Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_iyore/ Tumblr: http://iyore.tumblr.com Snapchat @iyore –––––––––––––––––––––––––– Music: Safari Time by Jingle Punks
https://wn.com/Classic_Nigerian_Books_(Must_Read)
Detained A Writer's Prison Diary African Writers Series
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Detained A Writer's Prison Diary African Writers Series

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  • Duration: 0:41
  • Updated: 17 Jun 2017
  • views: 8
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https://wn.com/Detained_A_Writer's_Prison_Diary_African_Writers_Series
Tendai Sithole on Africa modes of writing, privileging African writers and thinkers
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Tendai Sithole on Africa modes of writing, privileging African writers and thinkers

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  • Duration: 27:43
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2016
  • views: 774
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Tendai Sithole presents his approach to writing, the importance of privileging the African archive. This following by a discussion with Patricia McFadden during inaugural Alumnae conference of the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI)
https://wn.com/Tendai_Sithole_On_Africa_Modes_Of_Writing,_Privileging_African_Writers_And_Thinkers
Celebrating African Writers   March 17 2014 DireTube Video by African in Focus
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Celebrating African Writers March 17 2014 DireTube Video by African in Focus

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  • Duration: 24:32
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2014
  • views: 210
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Celebrating African Writers
https://wn.com/Celebrating_African_Writers_March_17_2014_Diretube_Video_By_African_In_Focus
PEN World Voices Festival: African Writers on writing and language
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PEN World Voices Festival: African Writers on writing and language

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  • Duration: 4:28
  • Updated: 18 May 2015
  • views: 368
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At the PEN World Voices Festival Afrofusion TV interviewed a few writers present about the future of African writing and it's potential impact on development and progress on the continent. Here's a sample of what Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor and Boubacar Boris Diop had to say, part of an upcoming segment on African Literature on Afrofusion TV.
https://wn.com/Pen_World_Voices_Festival_African_Writers_On_Writing_And_Language
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