Nigeria’s Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Saturday in Lagos, called for the prosecution of those he described as “detractors” in the fight against corruption in the country… More: Distraction of EFCC is a Criminal Act – Wole Soyinka
More than a century after a colonial railway gave birth to modern Kenya, the country is betting on a new Chinese-built route to cement its position as the gateway to East Africa. The $3.2 billion (2.8 billion euro) railway linking Nairobi with the port city of Mombasa will Wednesday take its first passengers on the […]
When the Real Deal, Evander Holyfield, legendary five-time world heavyweight boxing champion, has announced his participation in the charity show in Lagos on May 25, during which he will spar with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, leader of the All Progressives Party.(APC) The top-bill charity-focused showbiz event is the first of its kind on the African […]
Derek Walcott was the lyrical heart of the Caribbean, yet wide and profound as the sea that washed his island shores. I visited him at his home, envied his splendid isolation and affinity with the sea. He had a small eyrie where he shut out the world, wrote and painted the crags and iconic promontories […]
Professor Wole Soyinka speaks in his mother tongue at the all concluded African Drum Festival in Abeokuta.
Professor Wole Soyinka, a winner of the prestigious Nobel Prize award in literature made this statement in an interview with PBS. PBS is a local station in the United States geared towards giving Americans the chance to explore new ideas and discover new worlds. According to the professor, ”Ife is acknowledged universally as the origin […]
The University of Johannesburg’s Humanities Faculty has received the Midas Touch with the addition of Nobel Prize winner‚ Professor Wole Soyinka. Nigerian-born Soyinka‚ the first African to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature‚ joins the university as a Distinguished Visiting Professor. Professor Alex Broadbent‚ Executive Dean of the Faculty of Humanities said Soyinka’s involvement will […]