Winners of Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature announced

The 2016 winners of the Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature have been announced by Abdilatif Abdalla, chair of the prize’s board of trustees. Fiction category winners are Idrissa Haji Abdalla for Kilio cha Mwanamke and Hussein Wamaywa for Moyo Wangu Unaungua; both are from Tanzania. Ahmed Hussein Ahmed, from Kenya, received the poetry prize for Haile Ngoma ya Wana.

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