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Kawerians Talk 2 : Who gave you your love for reading? September 28, 2019 – Posted in: Literary Lifestyle

Hello All! Welcome to another episode of KAWERIANS TALK. On this episode, Kawerians talked about the person or people or situations that gave them their love for reading. Enjoy! Okezi: My mother. It was a bullying thing though. As an “entitled” last born, my siblings will beat me to align to reality and when I went to report, Mummy will ask me to do two things: read or sleep. To avoid the beating. Lol. I…

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An Evening With Bisi Adjapon June 1, 2019 – Posted in: Events

On Sunday, 19th May 2019, Kawerians and other book enthusiasts gathered to converse with Bisi Adajpon and discuss her debut novel OF WOMEN AND FROGS. The event was held at Angels & Muse 5, Sumbo Jibowu Street, Ikoyi, Lagos Nigeria. Toni Kan, author of The Carnivorous City was present, Including, Efemuaye Enajite of Farafina Books, Olukorede S. Yishau – author of In The Name Of Our Father, Bayo Olupohunda – author of Are You Not…

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Kawe Africa Children’s Day Celebration 2019 May 28, 2019 – Posted in: Events

27th May of every year is a day set aside to celebrate children. Children are the future. Children are the hope for a better tomorrow. At Kawe Africa, one of our many missions is to help children develop reading habits while building their intellect through games, fun activities and mentorship. In the spirit of celebrating children, we co-sponsored a kids golf tournament at the Ikoyi Club on Children’s Day. It was fun! We will let…

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Book pick for the month of May 2019: THE HUNDRED WELLS OF SALAGA by AYESHA HARRUNA ATTAH May 27, 2019 – Posted in: Book Of The Month

For the month of May, members of the Kawe Book Club are reading THE HUNDRED WELLS OF SALAGA! About The Book : Aminah lives an idyllic life until she is brutally separated from her home and forced on a journey that turns her from a daydreamer into a resilient woman. Wurche, the willful daughter of a chief, is desperate to play an important role in her father’s court. These two women’s lives converge as infighting…

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“HOW WILL I KNOW” COCKTAIL LAUNCH May 2, 2018 – Posted in: Kawe Books

We are so happy to announce our FIRST Kawe Book! HOW WILL I KNOW written by Adebisi Shonekan is a mind guide book that highlights and discusses important considerations for young ladies (in this case, her daughters) who are at the stage of making the important choice of a life partner. The author talks about EIGHT important points to note when choosing a life partner : 1) HE MUST BE ANSWERABLE TO THE HIGHEST AUTHORITY…

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International Women’s Day  March 8, 2018 – Posted in: Literary Lifestyle

Women have since time immemorial, written books and told so many stories. Stories we carry with us. Stories we tell ourselves everyday.  The theme for this year’s celebration is PRESS FOR PROGRESS.  At KAWE AFRICA we are going to keep pressing for progress by finding these women in the pages of their books.  We are going to PRESS FOR PROGRESS by reading more works written by women, discussing their themes and understanding their perspectives.  InternationalWomensDay…

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How To Be A Nigerian : The Nigerian Neighbour  February 8, 2018 – Posted in: How To Be A Nigerian - Kawe Version

In the month of October 2017,  we read HOW TO BE A NIGERIAN by PETER ENAHORO. We loved the humour and we decided to expand the stories by starting our own HOW TO BE A NIGERIAN SERIES – THE KAWE VERSION.   ENJOY!!!  The Nigerian Neighbour by Sholape Abidakun.  In other parts of the world, when a family moves into a new house, neighbors around come visiting, bearing cookies and cake. They are also invited…

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People or Things And Places? – Discussing In Dependence by Sarah Ladipo Mayinka  February 3, 2018 – Posted in: In Dependence

In Dependence is a book of philosophy and ideas – partly. As it is also a book about race, love and history.  Tayo and Vanessa did a whole lot of letter writing and in these letters, they discussed Nigeria, family, philosophy and life.  In one of the letters, Tayo talked about the shift he was experiencing. He was suddenly moving towards things and places rather than humans, people – his family.  Like Tayo Ajayi, do…

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Author Of The Month: Olunosen Louisa Ibhaze December 10, 2017 – Posted in: Authentic Mama

Louisa was born and raised in Nigeria. She holds a BSc in Sociology and Anthropology from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra State. She has an MSc in Medical Sociology from Royal Holloway University of London and another MSc in Globalization and Development from The Insitute of Commonwealth Studies, London. She is also the author of Purple Mangoes, a collection of 10 short stories that explore womanhood in West Africa – Get your copy of PURPLE MANGOES HERE and…

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December Read: Authentic Mama By Olunosen Louisa Ibhaze December 1, 2017 – Posted in: Authentic Mama

Happy December Dear Kawe People!!!  We are so excited to announce our BOOK OF THE MONTH!  AUTHENTIC MAMA by OLUNOSEN LOUISA IBHAZE. On Instagram as @ladylouisanne About this Book: Paulina Omoregbe aka Iye Baby rules the night life of Nimbe town from her beer parlour with her magic touch and society connections. In spite of the constant dramas from fighting wives and jealous friends, she has succeeded in creating a good life for herself as a socialite…

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