These women breaking the tradition of writing novels – BBC News Africa

1634470835 These women breaking the tradition of writing novels BBC

an hour ago Photo credit, Kate stanworth In our series of letters from African journalists, Ismail Einashe examines how the tradition of storytelling in Somalia has changed since the civil war. I recently met award-winning writer Ubah Cristina Ali Farah at a literary festival on the Italian island of Sicily. She is one of a … Read more

‘Worst cancer myth’ – BBC News Africa

1634201852 Worst cancer myth BBC News Africa

Irene Hernández Velasco BBC Mundo September 7, 2021 Photo credit, Cassandra Gillig Image caption, Anne Boyer won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for her book “The Undying: Pain, Vulnerability, Mortality, Medicine, Art, Time, Dreams, Data, Exhaustion, Cancer, and Care”. American poet and essayist Anne Boyer was just 41 when she was diagnosed with triple negative breast … Read more

Three female directors make Golden Globes history – BBC News Africa

1634179504 Three female directors make Golden Globes history BBC News

February 4, 2021 Three women are nominated for Best Director at the Golden Globe Awards – the first time there has been more than one in a single year. Regina King, Chloe Zhao and Emerald Fennell are up for the award, which had previously nominated just five women in the 77-year history of the Golden … Read more

Who is Abdulrazak Gurnah, the Nobel laureate in literature – BBC news africa

1634150449 Who is Abdulrazak Gurnah the Nobel laureate in literature

October 8, 2021 Image caption, The 2021 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Tanzanian Abdulrazak Gurnah Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah said he was “surprised and humble” to receive the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature. The Swedish Academy praised Gurnah for his “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism”. The prize is … Read more

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