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24 Nov 2016
Last Sunday remains a memorable day in the Nigerian theatre scene, as the Committee For Relevant Art (CORA) organised an Arthouse Forum in collaboration with National Troupe of Nigeria ...
16 Nov 2016
Music icon Bob Dylan will not attend the Nobel ceremony in December to accept his literature prize because he has "other commitments," the Swedish Academy said on Wednesday.
17 Oct 2016
The Swedish Academy says it has given up trying to reach Bob Dylan, days after it awarded him the Nobel Prize for Literature.
15 Oct 2016
Thousands of mourners sang as they walked through the streets of Milan Saturday to pay their respects to Italy's Nobel prize-winning dramatist Dario Fo at a lay ceremony in front of the city's Gothic cathedral.
13 Oct 2016
Italian satirical dramatist Dario Fo, who won the Nobel prize for literature in 1997, died on Thursday aged 90, prompting an outpouring of tributes for a provocative playwright unafraid to clash with authority.
13 Oct 2016
American music legend Bob Dylan on Thursday won the Nobel Literature Prize, the first songwriter to win the prestigious award and an announcement that stunned prize watchers.
10 Oct 2016
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced Sunday that he would donate his $925,000 in Nobel Peace Prize money to victims of the conflict that has roiled his country for half a century.
10 Oct 2016
British-American economist Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom of Finland on Monday won the Nobel Economics Prize for their work on contract theory, the jury said.
5 Oct 2016
The Scottish-born winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry took a jab Wednesday at US presidential candidate Donald Trump, who has bragged that he was "smart" to avoid paying taxes.
5 Oct 2016
Jean-Pierre Sauvage of France, J Fraser Stoddart of Britain and Bernard Feringa of the Netherlands won the Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday for developing molecular machines, the world's smallest machines.
4 Oct 2016
Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan on Monday won the Nobel Medicine Prize for his work on autophagy -- a process whereby cells "eat themselves" -- which when disrupted can cause Parkinson's and diabetes.
4 Oct 2016
British scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz won the Nobel Physics Prize on Tuesday for revealing the secrets of exotic matter, the Nobel jury said.

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