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Make A date With Art Forum Africa

  As most people know i am quite passionate about art in all its forms and facets. To be honest passion doesn’t quite encapsulate the strength of emotion i feel for the arts but i suppose passion will suffice for now. Bukola Oye of The Sole Adventurer blog and i have decided to come together […]

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Titilope Sonuga’s Becoming At The Muson

If you have heard Titilope’s poetry, you know i am constantly ranting and raving about her work. Following a groundbreaking year of firsts, Titilope Sonuga, Intel® She Will Connect Ambassador for Nigeria, and the country’s first inauguration poet who performed at the swearing in ceremony of President Muhammadu Buhari, is set to bring a one […]

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BBC International Playwriting Competition

  The International Playwriting Competition – from the BBC World Service & British Council in partnership with Commonwealth Writers and co-produced by The Open University The competition is open from 1 October 2015 to 31 January 2016. The competition is open to new and established writers, provided they live outside the UK. In order to […]

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African Poetry Prize Call For Entries

  The Brunel University African Poetry Prize is a major annual poetry prize of £3000 aimed at the development, celebration and promotion of poetry from Africa. Now in it’s fourth year, this year the prize is sponsored by Brunel University and Commonwealth Writers. British-Nigerian writer, Bernardine Evaristo, who is Professor of Creative Writing at Brunel […]

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Magic, Everything is a Drawing & The Kissing Mask from Lagos to Los Angeles

The new exhibition Magic will feature new works on paper by Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze & Wura-Natasha Ogunji  at the Omenka Gallery This exhibition will be accompanied by a full-color catalogue with essays by Oliver Enwonwu [Omenka Gallery Director], Eva Langret [Curator, Tiwani Contemporary] and will also include conversations between amanze and Ogunji based on correspondences about […]

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Lagos Open Range Photography Exhibition

  You are cordially invited to the opening of the Lagos OPEN RANGE I photography exhibition which primarily, is conceived to promote a new form of collaboration and presentation of photographs. The Lagos photographic scene is idiosyncratic in outlook – more than any other African city. Lagos is a city of contradictions that starkly highlights the […]

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Lights Camera Africa!! Film Festival Official Selection

  Lights Camera Africa!! film festival has announced its official selection. The theme for this years edition is ‘Future Forward’. The festival will hold at the Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island. To register visit their website www.lightscameraofrica.com

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The Memory Project

  ‘The Memory Project’ Launch is this Sunday! Over the last couple weeks we’ve heard from many like you who found out about the project and are eager to learn more on the day. So what is it really about? Inspired by the need to capture and share authentic stories of Nigeria and to redefine […]

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The 2016 Commonwealth Short Story Prize is open for entry

  Writers have two months to enter their short story. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize brings stories from new and emerging voices, often from countries with little or no publishing infrastructure, to the attention of an international audience. The Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction (2,000-5,000 words) in English. Short […]

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Adele Creative Trust Award 2016

  2015 Award Submission Guidelines ELIGIBILITY Previously published work is not eligible for the ACT award Submissions should be made by e-mail only to awards@awelecreativetrust.com and awelecreativetrust@gmail.com Only one story per author will be considered in any one year Submissions should include a cover note with the name, date of birth, e-mail address and telephone […]