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Etisalat Prize for Literature

11 Nov 2018
The award of 9mobile Prize for Literature, sponsored by telecom company, 9mobile (formerly Etisalat), has become a long wait that may stretch indefinitely from all indications.
22 May 2017
A Nigerian writer Jowhor Ile has been announced as the winner of the 2016 edition of Etisalat Prize for Literature.
17 May 2017
Three writers are in the race for it. They are South Africa’s Jacqui L’Ange, author of The Seed Thief and two Nigerians - Jowhor Ile, author of And After Many Days, and Julie Iromuanya, author of Mr & Mrs Doctor.
4 Feb 2017
The stakes have been raised again in the search for the finalists of the 2016 edition of the Etisalat Prize for Literature. This follows the announcement of the shortlist of three authors on January 4...
17 Jan 2017
The Etisalat Prize for Literature has shortlisted three authors for 2016 edition of the annual literary awards.
8 Jan 2017
For the first time since telecom giant, Etisalat Nigeria, instituted the Etisalat Prize for Literature in Africa in 2013 to reward first time prose fiction (novel) works and its publisher...
25 Sep 2016
Submission of entries for the 2016 edition of the Pan-African Etisalat Prize for Literature has closed. The longlist will be announced at Ake Arts and Books Festival in November.
3 Jul 2016
Etisalat Prize for Literature held a series of public literary events in Nairobi, Kenya, between June 15 through June 18, 2016 to promote African literature and celebrate the winner ...
26 Jun 2016
Since inception, the Etisalat Prize for Literature (EPL) has lived up to its billing as the pan-African prize that celebrates first-time writers of published fiction books.
5 Jun 2016
For the publisher of defunct Next newspaper, Olojede, the prize is making efforts to bridge the gap of “insufficient infrastructure for publishing.

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