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Dr. Wale Okediran

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TRAVELOGUE; A MEMORY OF JOHN MAGUFULI’S TANZANIA

By Wale Okediran The road to Bagamoyo from Dar Es Salam is a well laid highway running through several towns and communities with such delectable names as Kawe, Mizimuni, White Sands, Kunduchi, SalaSala, and Bunju among others. The evidence of a developing landscape was all around with new buildings, towns and access roads sprouting like … Continue reading

TRAVELOGUE; THE BOAT TO ZANZIBAR By Wale Okediran

At exactly 9.35 on a sunny Tanzanian morning, the lovely lady with the elegant topside, firm beautiful waist and an adorable deck, blew her horn and eased off the Dar es Salaam Ferry Station. Leaving a foamy billowing of sea water in her wake, the ‘Lady of Zanzibar’, the brightly painted 554 passenger ferry slowly … Continue reading

PAWA MOURNS THE PASSING OF FORMER GHANAIAN PRESIDENT, JERRY JOHN RAWLINGS

Yesterday, Africa received quite sad and unexpected news. The former President of Ghana, His Excellency Jerry John Rawlings passed away after a short illness. He died at  Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana. Mr. Rawlings was born on the 22th of June 1947. He was the president of Ghana from 1981 to 2001 and also … Continue reading

Writers and Freedom of Expression in Africa

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the state murder of Kenule Beeson “Ken” Saro-Wiwa the Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF) and the Pan African Writers Association (PAWA) has just held a virtual event: LITERATURE & HUMAN RIGHTS, to reflect on the state of affairs in Africa, exploring the various ways writers can protect their integrity at … Continue reading

Pan African Writers Association holds a virtual literary discourse to celebrate International Literacy Day

The Pan African Writers Association (P.A.W.A) on Tuesday held a virtual meeting in celebration of International Literacy Day (ILD). The 2 hour meeting was hosted by the P.A.W.A Secretary-General, DR. Wale Okediran. Speakers were Ghanaian multi-award winner, Ruby Goka,  and Moise Izabiriza, a Rwandan visual artist. The virtual meeting which started at 3 pm GMT, … Continue reading

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