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Interview with Ghanaian Author Ayesha Harruna Attah

Born in Accra, Ghana, Ayesha Harruna Attah was educated at Mount Holyoke College and Columbia University, and received an MFA in creative writing from NYU in 2011. She is a 2014 Africa Centre Artists in Residency Award Laureate. Awarded a fellowship from Per Ankh Publishers and TrustAfrica, Ayesha wrote and published her debut novel, Harmattan Rain, in 2009. It was shortlisted for the 2010 … [Read More...]

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Christopher Zacharia Lameck

My name is Christopher Zacharia Lameck. I was born and raised in Tanzania. I currently live in the Czech Republic, where I am the financial manager of Občanské sdružení Bez mámy. I am also the Chairman of Without Mother (Tanzania) How I … [Read More...]