Literature

Dennis Brutus

Dennis Brutus was born on November 28, 1924 in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) to South African parents.

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Kofi Awoonor

Kofi Awoonor was a poet, author, literary critic and ambassador of Ghana. He was born on March 13, 1935 in Wheta, Ghana and studied at the University of Ghana.

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Amadou Ba

Amadou Ba is an iconic writer, ethnologist, translator and historian from Mali. He was born in Bandiagara, a small town in the Mopti region of Mali, in 1900.

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Wole Soyinka

The first African to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature (1986), Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka, known as Wole Soyinka, is a Nigerian writer, author, poet and dramatist.

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