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AU20 Writers Residency Programme Public Showcase

AU20 Writers Residency Programme Public Showcase

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November 26, 2022

WHAT:  AU20 Writers Residency Programme Public Showcase

WHO:  The African Union through the Directorate of Information and Communication (IDC) in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

WHERE: W.E.B. DuBois Centre, Accra Ghana

WHEN:  26th November, 2022

TIME: 15:00hrs – 17:00hrs WAT

Register here: bit.ly/loatadau20event

The Residency Programme aims to use the voices of Africa’s creative talent to mark a historic moment in the AU’s leadership of the continent’s development, unity and peace through a celebration of Africa’s culture, creativity, art and innovation under the theme “Our Africa, Our Future”.

The 5 writers completed works will be featured in a behind-the-scenes documentary, published in an anthology as well as exhibited at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at the margins of the AU 2023 Summit.

Writers at the Library of Africa and The African Diaspora (LOATAD)

  1. Nour Kamel (F), Egypt, Poetry
  2. Sukoluhle Nyathi (F), Zimbabwe, Fiction
  3. Tony Mochama (M), Kenya, Fiction
  4. TJ Benson (M), Nigeria, Fiction
  5. Musih Tedji Xaviere (F), Cameroon, Fiction

For further information, contact:

Ms. Faith Adhiambo | Communications Officer-Agenda 2063 | African Union Commission | E-mail: OchiengJ@africa-union.org.

Michelle Mendi Muita, UNDP Regional Programme Communications Specialist. michellemendi.muita@undp.org

Directorate of Information and Communication | African Union Commission, Email: DIC@african-union.org | Website: www.au.int | Addis Ababa | Ethiopia

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