African Writers Nominated for Alternative Nobel Prize

Following the cancellation of this year's Nobel Prize for Literature as a result of a sexual scandal, that rocked the Swedish Academy -  a non-profit organization called The New Academy -  has offered a new vote-based alternative to the prestigious award. Nigerian authors Chimamanda Adichie and Nnedi Okorafor as well as renowned Kenyan author Ngugi wa Thiong'o have been nominated for an alternative prize.

Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Nnedi Okorafor.


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