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Nigeria's new literature prize boosts African writers

Clip: 01/15/2015 | 2m 25s

Here's a story that isn't dominating the headlines, but deserves a close look: Three African authors are nominated for a relatively new fiction literature prize, and the finalist will walk away with £15,000 and a continental book tour. The Etisalat Prize is funded by  Dubai-based Etisalat, a prominent telecom company in Africa, with the goal of

Aired: 01/15/15

Rating: NR

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