Wole Soyinka

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Name: Wole Soyinka
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Nigerian Independence Day 2014: Quotes and Sayings for Nigeria Holiday

Nigerian Independence Day on Wednesday, October 1 celebrates the country’s independence from the United Kingdom.The day of independence is recognized as October 1, 1960. The break came after years of work by Nigerians.Check out some quotes and sayings ... [Published Epoch Times - 8 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Ghana’s Many Problems: The Promise of Humanism 1 1 Francis Kwarteng

A young mother possesses two asymmetric breasts, one excessively huge and succulently oceanic, the other vanishingly small, barely protrusive and content-wise dry. She feeds her suckling on the latter, the dry breast. As matters stand there always appear ... [Published Modern Ghana - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Joke Silver Receives National Honour

Veteran actress, Joke Silver was today, Sept. 29, honoured with a national award in Abuja.The actress who coincidentally added another year to her age today, Monday, was in Abuja with her husband, Olu Jacobs and her son where she was presented with the ... [Published African Entertainer - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya: Why we should not accept or move on from the westgate attack

American premier cable network, HBO, released a powerful documentary, titled “Terror at The Mall”. It was supposed to be exclusively released to American audiences but like Miguna Miguna’s controversial book “Peeling Back the Mask”, industrious Kenyans ... [Published East African Standard - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Writing and the challenge of getting started

By Dan AmorOne unique problem the beginner is faced with today is how to develop an idea for a story or a poem, or even an essay, of a considerably high literary standard. It is, however, a problem not limited to the present age alone. It is said that ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Tunde Kelani’s revolutionary Yeepa

Ace filmmaker, Tunde Kelani, is stirring a revolution. The award winning filmmaker is charting a new course in film production in Nigeria with his filmed play, Yeepa , a fusion of stage and film technique adapted from Femi Osofisan’s classic literature, ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

9ice says he plans to quit music for politics

In an interview with Sun News, 9ice says he plans to quit music to concentrate fully on politics because he can't be singing at 35. He can't? What he said below... Yes, I want to leave music for politics. Next year January, I will be 35-years-old and ... [Published African Entertainer - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Storytelling the soul of Storymoja festival

Performance was the name of the game this past weekend at the Nairobi National Museum where the Storymoja festival intentionally brought literature to life in a wide range of colourful hues and genres.There were lots of brand new book launches in which ... [Published Business Daily Africa - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Nigeria: Soyinka and the Price of Partiality

‘Enabling Law, Not Price Increase, Needed For Gas-to-power’ Leadership | Music (Today) - In this interview with JULIET ALOHAN, industry analyst and former senior technical assistant to the former minister of energy, Dan Kunle, suggests the need to advance ... [Published African Entertainer - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Wole Soyinka Meets His Replica In Puppet Form

The 80 year old Nobel laureate is currently in Nairobi Kenya for the StoryMOja festival where he runs into a life sized puppet of himself.The post appeared first on . ... [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Nigeria: Adekunle - Aregbesola, Education and Election Promises

IN August 2014, the election in Osun State was conducted and the incumbent Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola of APC defeated his archrival of PDP, Senator Iyiola Omisore for another four-year term as governor of the state.The governor has been credited with infrastructural ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Wole Soyinka & the price of partiality

By Tochukwu EzukanmaAfter the election of President Goodluck Jonathan in 2011, my cousin, wholives in my hometown, called me. He told me that he, in concert with manyother supporters of President Goodluck Jonathan, was celebrating thepresident’s electoral ... [Published Point Blank News - Sep 24 2014]

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Wole Soyinka said that "religion has entwined with politics and has created a toxic brew" . He is right. Gone were the days of tolerance and respect for one another

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Nigerian Independence Day 2014: Quotes and Sayi... [Published Epoch Times - 8 hours ago]
Delta hasn’t achieved its full potential – Prest [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 11 hours ago]
Ghana’s Many Problems: The Promise of Humanism ... [Published Modern Ghana - 12 hours ago]
Nigeria: Against the National Youth Suffering C... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 30 2014]
2015: How To Rescue Nigeria From PDP’s Inept Le... [Published African Entertainer - Sep 29 2014]
Joke Silver Receives National Honour [Published African Entertainer - Sep 29 2014]
Fear Is the Sum Total of Nigerians [opinion] [Published Individual.com - Sep 29 2014]
Kenya: Why we should not accept or move on from... [Published East African Standard - Sep 29 2014]
Writing and the challenge of getting started [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Sep 29 2014]
TUNDE KELANI: MOVING YEEPA! FROM STAGE TO SCREEN [Published This Day Online - Sep 28 2014]
9ice says he plans to quit music for politics [Published African Entertainer - Sep 27 2014]
Tunde Kelani’s revolutionary Yeepa [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Sep 27 2014]
Why I’m quitting music –9ice [Published Daily Sun - Sep 26 2014]
I will never appear before my wife-judge, it is... [Published Daily Newswatch - Sep 26 2014]
On Aregbesola’s education policies [Published The Nation Nigeria - Sep 26 2014]
Storytelling the soul of Storymoja festival [Published Business Daily Africa - Sep 25 2014]
Mr. President, retore our dignity [Published Pambazuka News - Sep 25 2014]
One in ten current world leaders have studied i... [Published Finchannel.com - Sep 25 2014]
Nigeria: Soyinka and the Price of Partiality [Published African Entertainer - Sep 25 2014]
Story Moja Festival Gala [Published The Star (Kenya) - Sep 25 2014]
Wole Soyinka Meets His Replica In Puppet Form [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 25 2014]
Omoni Oboli screens ‘Being Mrs Elliot’ privately [Published African Entertainer - Sep 25 2014]
What Scottish nationalism teaches us [Published The Nation Nigeria - Sep 25 2014]
Robbers Arrested Over Chinese Mining Company At... [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 25 2014]
Berry Heart speaks on Story Moja Festival [Published Mmegi Online - Sep 24 2014]
Wole Soyinka & the price of partiality [Published Point Blank News - Sep 24 2014]
Nigeria: Adekunle - Aregbesola, Education and E... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 24 2014]
Adekunle: Aregbesola, education and election pr... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Sep 24 2014]
Kwame Nkrumah, Barack Obama, John Mahama, IMANI... [Published Modern Ghana - Sep 24 2014]
What Sort Of Democracy Is This, Ghana (3)? [Published GhanaWeb - Sep 24 2014]
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5 Questions for a Filmmaker … Akin Omotoso [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jul 24 2014]
Award-winning South African/Nigerian filmmaker Akin Omotoso is the director of the feature films “Man on Ground” and “ God Is African “, the documentaries “ Wole Soyinka – Child of the Forest ,” “ Gathering the Scattered Cousins ” and the short “ Jesus ...
Walking With Wole Soyinka [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jul 24 2014]
Several times, I have met Professor Wole Soyinka without actually meeting him. It was either in a crowded reading room in Washington D.C. or at some event in Nigeria. As a photographer not as a writer, I really wanted to meet the man away from the ...
There are apparently only three people in the w... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jul 22 2014]
Soyinka turned 80 this year. We learn this in an interview a Nigerian newspaper did with his wife, Folake: “ He cooks and he is quite good at it. He even cooked about two days ago. When the boys were really little, one day in California, he called us ...
Talk to Al Jazeera - Wole Soyinka promo [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Jul 14 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGpB6HUqs4A&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Talk to Al Jazeera - Wole Soyinka promo As he turns 80, Africa's first Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, talks ...
Wole Soyinka: 'Islam is not in danger' [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Jul 12 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e--njgcStNc&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Wole Soyinka: 'Islam is not in danger' Wole Soyinka, the Nigerian poet, playwright and activist was the ...
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