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Morland Writing Scholarship – 2016 Shortlist

The Miles Morland Foundation is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2016 Morland Writing Scholarships. This year, Nigerians have dominated the list. Of the twenty-two names, eleven are from Nigeria, three from South Africa, two each from Somalia, Kenya and Zimbabwe, and one each from Gambia and Ghana. Miles Morland said, “The standard of

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Mozambique Film Festival

YouTube channel documenting the work of the Mozambique Film Festival and Ethale publishing: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWTfWH8P1L0Gom-3R12gBww

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Storymoja 2016

An article on Storymoja 2016 in the Nairobi Star: http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2016/06/25/literature-why-nairobi-will-miss-storymoja-festival_c1374822 

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Tony Mochama interview

An article on 2013 Morland Writing Scholar, Tony Mochama, in the Daily Nation, July 2016: ​ http://www.nation.co.ke/lifestyle/weekend/Time-to-write-to-the-heart-of-the-country/-/1220/3296510/-/54gka4z/-/index.html

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Lidudumalingani Mqombothi interview

An interesting interview with Caine Prize winner and one of our scholars from 2016, Lidudumalingani Mqombothi. Good to see both Saraba and Short Story Day Africa, both organisations the MMF support, mentioned. ​ https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/jul/10/prize-winning-caine-prize-african-author-writers-must-diversify-to-survive?CMP=share_btn_fb 

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New African article

A great article by the New African on the state of play for the new generation of African Writers. It’s heartening to see that the MMF support nearly every festival/organisation referenced: ​ newafricanmagazine.com/africa-writes-next-generation-state-play/?platform=hootsuite

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