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Saturday Read : How To Survive A Heat Wave by Chika Unigwe September 14, 2019 – Posted in: Literary Lifestyle

It’s raining heavily here in Lagos, Nigeria. Surfing the net and looking for intriguing short stories to keep me company, I came across this beautiful piece by Chika Unigwe. Chika Unigwe is a Nigerian-born Igbo author who writes in English and Dutch. In April 2014, she was selected for the Hay Festival’s Africa39 list of 39 sub-Saharan African writers aged under 40 with potential and talent to define future trends in African literature. Previously based…

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2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize is now open for submissions September 4, 2019 – Posted in: Competitions

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction (2,000–5,000 words) in English. Regional winners receive £2,500 and the overall winner receives £5,000. Translated entries are also eligible, as are stories written in the original Bengali, Chinese, French, Greek, Kiswahili, Malay, Portuguese, Samoan, Tamil and Turkish. If the winning story is in translation, the translator receives additional prize money. Eligibility and entry rules Please read these eligibility and entry…

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How To Be A Nigerian : The Third (Long) Leg 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 THIRD (LONG) LEG by Chimdinma Adriel Onwukwe  When God moulded man and gave him the breath of life, his plan was for everyone to have TWO LEGS. But on the seventh…

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How To Be A Nigerian: WHO IS A FOOL?  – Posted in: How To Be A Nigerian - Kawe Version

Who is a fool? / You cannot cheat me by Sholape Abidakun. The average Nigerian is always ready for a fight. Especially when they think they are being cheated.  Venue: Eko market.  Goods: Ranges from smoked fish to sneakers.  Bone of contention : Where the seller has charged an exorbitant price and the would be buyer somehow from somewhere knows the price is less than what the seller is saying.  Result: Heated haggling followed by accusations…

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How To Be A Nigerian : The Nigerian Social Media Army.  – 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!!!  How to be a Nigerian Continued – The Nigerian Social Media Army by Adesegun Adetoro Since Nigerians found the internet – especially facebook and twitter, we have realized that there are replicas…

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