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Wole Soyinka Backs Bobi Wine Ahead of Uganda's Presidential Elections

Nigerian Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has expressed his support for Bobi Wine's presidential run in Uganda's 2021 elections this January.

Prolific Nigerian writer, Wole Soyinka, has expressed his support for Bobi Wine's presidential run in Uganda's upcoming elections. According to Quartz Africa, Soyinka has backed Bobi Wine's presidential run to topple current president Yoweri Museveni's three-decade long rule. Bobi Wine, real name Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, is the youngest presidential candidate at just 38 years-old. Woyinka reportedly stated that Wine is now the "face of democracy" for Uganda ahead of the nation's 2021 elections taking place this Thursday.

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EbonyLife CEO Mo Abudu Inks Major Deal With Netflix

Mo Abudu is set to work on screen adaptations of Lola Shoneyin's novel 'The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives' and Nobel Prize Laureate Wole Soyinka's 'Death And The King's Horseman' play.

Talented Nigerian producer and CEO of EbonyLife Media, Mo Abudu, recently inked a major deal with Netflix. The prolific producer is set to develop two Netflix Original Series in addition to on-screen adaptations of British-Nigerian author Lola Shoneyin's acclaimed debut novel The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives and Nigerian Nobel Prize Laureate Wole Soyinka's Death And The King's Horseman play.
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The NYC book launch for short story anthology 'Africa39: New Writing from Africa South of the Sahara' is March 3rd at Columbia University.

Wole Soyinka Announces The 2014 Caine Prize for African Writing Shortlist

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