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Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa: Writer and Environmentalist

May 24th 2017

STANLEY ECHEBIRI looks at the life and work of Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa: ‘Saro-Wiwa died as a freedom fighter and an environmentalist, yet writing was his most potent weapon against the Nigerian state. His environmental crusade overshadowed his literary achievements towards the later years of his career, but it didn’t remove his footprints on the Nigerian literature landscape…’

In Pursuit of a Trailblazing Storyteller

November 26th 2014

KENNETH OKPOMO takes a closer look at one of Nigeria’s literary talents: ‘Helon Habila’s ascendancy into literary fame and stardom did not come by accident or chance; he worked hard for it…’

Jambula Tree

December 4th 2013

KIRSTY WALTERS finds inspiration in Jambula Tree and Other Stories, an anthology of tales from the 2007 Caine Prize for African writing…

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