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Boyi by Gloria Mwaniga Minage (Kenya)

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Gloria Mwaniga Minage is a high school teacher in Baringo where she also runs a children’s reading club. She is also a freelance writer of literary pieces for The Saturday Nation and The East African newspapers as well as coordinator of Amka, a literary workshop that meets monthly at the Goethe Institut in Nairobi to…

Golden Baobab Prizes announce 2014 Shortlisted Writers

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Accra, November 2, 2014 – The Golden Baobab Prizes have announced their shortlisted writers for 2014. Established to inspire the writing and publishing of African stories that captivate the minds of children, the prizes award $20,000 to talented African writers and illustrators. The prize package also includes publishing and training opportunities to honorees. For the…

Golden Baobab Prizes Shortlist 2013 Now Out

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Accra, Ghana, November 1, 2013: 180 stories were submitted to this year’s Golden Baobab Prizes. Of these, 25 made it onto the longlist and 8 to the shortlist. The 8 shortlisted stories are: The Golden Baobab Prize for Picture Books The Princess with a Golden Voice by Philip Begho (Nigeria) The Little Hippo by Liza…