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Pemi Aguda (pic­tured) may soon have to con­sider giv­ing up her day job as an ar­chi­tect.

The Nige­rian short fic­tion writer by night was this week named the win­ner of the 2015 Wri­tivism Short Story Prize at an event in Kampala, Uganda.

Aguda won the award for her short story Caterer, Caterer.

South Africa’s Saaleha Bam­jee was short-listed. For more in­for­ma­tion,

visit wri­tivism.com Cul­tural jour­nal Chimurenga is kick­ing through the in­vis­i­ble wall be­tween north Africa and the rest of the con­ti­nent.

They have launched Muzmin, which is an Ara­bic ver­sion of Chimurenga’s PanAfrican gazette, Chronic. It un­packs ev­ery­thing from Tim­buktu’s manuscripts to Africa’s largest film fes­ti­val and the Ara­bic roots of Afrikaans in Cape Town.

Get Muzmin at chimurenga.co.za or SA

book stores for R95 In 2025, La­goon City is un­der siege from skele­tal drones and evil politi­cians. Young Nige­rian Wale Wil­liams must fight for the city he loves. E.X.O. – The Leg­end of Wale Wil­liams is a new, crowd-funded graphic novel from Nige­rian web devel­oper Roye Okupe.

“I wanted peo­ple from around the world to re­late to Wale just the same way I grew up re­lat­ing to Spi­der-Man,” says the devel­oper, who dreams of a fol­low-up an­i­mated TV se­ries.

Find out more youneek­stu­dios.com

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