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A place to spotlight the creative talents of up-and-coming young writers. Where are the Kings by Olulu, the King not from Zulu   Where are they? Let me at them. I want them, and I want them now, I pray, “God grant me patience”, But He should hurry. Where are they? At least if Mohammed doesn't go to the mountain, Then the mountain should come to... Read More
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ZODML rounds up the most interesting articles on the web: An interview with Becky Ayebia Clarke, Ghanaian publisher and promoter of African literature Fans of Goodreads, Amazon is taking over. Augustus Casely-Hayford, Chair of Judges for the 2013 Caine Prize, reflects on his love for African writing in "The Africa I recognise and love" Give Us... Read More
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April 2 is the day set aside annually by the international community to mark International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) and the birth of Hans Christian Andersen, the legendary author of several popular children’s books including The Nightingale, The Snow Queen, The Little Mermaid and The Ugly Duckling. The International Children’s Book Day... Read More
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ZODML rounds up the most interesting articles on the web: Excuse Us London, Nigerian books are taking over "Clothes that escaped the Great War" - winner of the 2013 UK's National Poetry Competition How long should a blog post be? "One Thousand Words", perhaps? Why bookshops matter Fascinating photos of famous authors as teenagers What are you... Read More
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Every week, ZODML spotlights three great books from our extensive collection to inspire readers to try out books they might not have previously heard of. The selections fall under three major categories – fiction, non-fiction and children and young adult literature – so there’s a book to suit every taste. Also check out our archives and see what... Read More
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Women have fought for equal rights with men for many years, most notably during the course of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, a period which was (and continues to be) marked by revolution and upheavals. From the suffragette movement to the Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace, women continue to seek the evolution and growth of the... Read More
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After a hard week at work during which I’ve had to drop my daily reading-for-pleasure habit, I plan to unwind this holiday weekend by making some headway through Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man. It’s an American classic (and one of ZODML’s Must Read Books), and Ellison’s command of language and deep psychological insights are not to be beaten. I’ll... Read More
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ZODML rounds up the most interesting things on the web: As Lent draws to a close, Lenten eats from around the world The Kano State government plans to build a secondary school in the Republic of Niger A book of photographs capturing some spectacular libraries Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison took part in a fireside chat with Google Writing tips from... Read More
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As part of its mission to provide channels through which people can access information and learning tools, ZODML launched a Prison Knowledge Centre (PKC) at the Ikoyi Correctional Centre on March 26. This was to complement the launch in February 2012 of a mobile library with more than two thousand books serving prisons. The PKC has seven computers... Read More
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ilB_4FtlG6M Chinua Achebe interviewed by Lola Ogunnaike on CNN's African Voices in 2009. Watch parts 1 and 2 here and here.

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