Kenyan blogger James Murua to judge Caine Prize

What you need to know:

  • The panel will be chaired by Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp CBE, a British-Nigerian, and renowned figure of the arts in the United Kingdom, based in London.
  • He will be joined by Kenyan blogger James Murua; Irish-Nigerian poet and playwright Gabriel Gbadamosi; South African broadcaster Audrey Brown and Ethiopian-born non-fiction editor and podcaster Ebissé Wakjira-Rouw, currently a policy advisor at the Dutch Council for Culture in the Netherlands. 

The third decade of the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing kicked off last Wednesday with a record 222 submissions from 28 countries across the Continent.

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