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The 2015 Caine Prize winner Namwali Serpell

Namwali Serpell becomes first Zambian to win the Caine Prize for African Writing

Zambia’s Namwali Serpell has won the 2015 Caine Prize for African Writing, described as Africa’s leading literary award, for her short story entitled “The Sack” from Africa39 (Bloomsbury, London, 2014).

Nkiru Balonwu, CEO, Spinlet

An interview with Spinlet's CEO, Nkiru Balonwu, and Head of Business Development, Oye Akindeinde (Video)

Spinlet is a mobile music download platform founded in 2006 with offices in Lagos, Nigeria; Cape Town, South Africa; and San Francisco, United States.

Empty Ebola ward in Abuja, Nigeria

How Did Nigeria Quash Its Ebola Outbreak So Quickly?

On July 20 a man who was ill flew on commercial planes from the heart of the Ebola epidemic in Liberia to Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city.