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Spanish Sinologist looks at Chinese Literature

Having been translating some of the most precious ancient Chinese literary works to Spanish for decades, Alicia Relinque has found the key to happiness...
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Ending Extreme Poverty Require Structural Change – Research

Although a large literature highlights the impact of personality traits on key labor market outcomes, evidence of their impact on agricultural production decisions remains...
AFP/File / Frank Perry Musicians of the "Orchestre Lamoureux" perform Maurice Ravel's "Bolero" in 2013 in Nantes

What Is Literature In The Ghanaian And The Swedish Context? Francis Kwarteng Writes

“By the time he was 23, Bob’s voice, with its weight, its unique, gravelly power was redefining not just what music sounded like, but...
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Redefining ‘Literature’

“By the time he was 23, Bob’s voice, with its weight, its unique, gravelly power was redefining not just what music sounded like, but...
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Pan Africa Congress Legacy Project launched

Among other outcomes, the Project aims to promote the ideals of great Pan Africanists through the distribution of books and literature. ...
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Prof. appeals for re-opening of British Council library

Professor Kofi Anyidoho, Chairman, Council of the University of Health and Allied Sciences, on Thursday appealed to the British government to re-open the British...

Ben Okri, Others for African Literature

Nigerian-born Booker award winning naturalised  British author, Ben Okri, will be the main attraction at the   4th edition of the Royal African Society?s...

Patrick Modiano: Literature Nobel winner dusts off memory

Memory, identity and the Nazi occupation of Paris are the leitmotifs in the work of Patrick Modiano, the French winner of this year's Nobel...
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Nobel goes to trio who improved microscopes

Eric Betzig and William E Moerner of the United States and Stefan W Hell of Germany won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for...
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Tio lauded for discovering “an ‘inner GPS’

American John O'Keefe and Norwegians May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser on Monday won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Medicine for the discovery of nerve...
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Etisalat Shortlist Prise For Literature

?Innovative Telecommunications Company in Nigeria, Etisalat, today announced the 2013 shortlist for the Etisalat Prize for Literature. On the shortlist are?Bom Boy?by Yewande Omotoso,?Finding Soutbek?by...

Alice Munro Is New Nobel Literature Prize Winner

Canadian author Alice Munro has won the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature. Making the announcement, Peter Englund, permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, called...

Kwara Best Literature Students Get Reward

School Children Abdulrazaq O Hamzat, Ilorin The Kwara state best literature students that emerged in each of the participating schools that took part in the...

Submissions for Golden Baobab Prize for Literature ends

The Golden Baobab Prizes for African children?s literature has ended the call for submissions to its 5th annual edition of the prizes. This year,...

Glowing tribute to the late President Mills

Life failed him when we needed him the mostDeath took him to the pit; we could not reachIs it by mistake or design thatWhen...

President John Mahama Pays Tribute to Chinua Achebe

?Politics and Prose: A tribute to Chinua Achebe Since the death of Chinua Achebe on 21st March, much has been written about the tremendous impact...

The 56 Years Of Ghana’s Failure ; After Independence

I just heard Ghana is 50 sixCulturally, I should be in my printexRealistically, I am but very moodyGhana is 50 six but we are...

I am at the end with you

A commanding attraction caused by the schemeWhat you see is not what you can obtainIn the preserved modernity of antediluvian ruseA mirror of whimpering...

Governor, Peter Obi applauds winner of 2012 NLNG Nigeria Prize for Literature

?Says criminals and dubious characters are not true sons of Anambra State Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, has applauded the creativity and hard...

Bards Behind Bars: Prison Literature In The USA

Prof. William T. Hathaway One of the few growth industries in the USA today are prisons. They are becoming money-making institutions, and profits are rising....

SPA goes on tour *To popularize Ghanaian literature books

The Director of School of Performing Arts, University of Ghana, Mr.AgyemangWeittey,has said his outfit is poised to raise the standard of Literature in second...

School of Performing Arts on tour to popularize Ghanaian literature books

Mr Agyemang Weittey, the Director of School of Performing Arts, University of Ghana, has said his outfit is poised to raised the standard of...

It Was An Interesting Weekend In Ghana On The 7th -9th Dec.

I followed the elections with great keen from my home in England. Due to other commitments, I was unable to ferry my self to...

Literature: A poem against violence and war in Africa

So sudden, so quick, so toxic, so destructive, so fatal, so hurting and emptiness fulfillingDeath why are you among us? So ruthless, so dividing, so...