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  • FT/Oppenheimer Fund Emerging Voices shortlists announced

    FT/Oppenheimer Fund Emerging Voices shortlists announced

    A few weeks ago I talked about this amazing new opportunity for African creatives from the Oppenheimer fund supported by Financial Times. Oppenheimer is a conglomerate that made their millions in the diamond times while the Financial Times is a leading media voice from Europe. The Emerging Voices awards are aimed at various creative disciplines…

  • FT / OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Award 2015 long list out

    FT / OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Award 2015 long list out

    In February I blogged about these FT / OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards where writers, filmmakers, and visual artists would be eligible for cash prizes up to US$40,000 and more goodies. The organisers of the awards covering more than 100 emerging market nations announced their long lists. The fiction lists have some of our favourite writers…

  • FT/Oppenheimer Fund Emerging Voices shortlists announced

    FT/Oppenheimer Fund Emerging Voices shortlists announced

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  • Ken Saro Wiwa daughter Noo is a travel writer

    Ken Saro Wiwa daughter Noo is a travel writer

    Ken Saro Wiwa was a Nigerian writer, television producer, environmental activist, and winner of the Right Livelihood Award and the Goldman Environmental Prize. He died at the hands of some very bad men running the government of Nigeria in 1995 when he was led by a nonviolent campaign against environmental degradation of the land and…