After Nigerian author Nnamdi Oguike, Hawa Jande Golakai (Liberian) and, Gloria Mwaniga Odari and Parsalelo ole Kantai (Kenyans) were announced as the winners of the 2019 Morland African Writing Scholarships, the social media space of the literati lit up with felicitations and all sorts of reactions from different authors, magazines, lovers of literature and very many others around Africa and globally.
View posts below, captured from Twitter alone.
A Liberian, a Nigerian and two Kenyans, the brilliant winners of the 2019 Morland African Writing Scholarships. These are not diaspora authors but Africans, living in Africa, and writing about the complex world of Africa with energy, insight and wit.https://t.co/vm4FY9Rixx
— Miles Morland (@MilesMorland) November 22, 2019
Congrats to Hawa Jande Golakai, Nnamdi Oguike, Parselelo Kantai, Gloria Mwaniga Odari for winning the 2019 @MilesMorland Fellowship — £27,000 for the non-fiction writers and £18,000 for fiction writers. https://t.co/UxX6HTRrQG pic.twitter.com/2gBFwpKXPo
— BRITTLE PAPER (@brittlepaper) November 22, 2019
This morning, Bibi Ukonu talked about this. He is a mad optimist. Congratulations, Nnamdi Oguike! This is for Adanna and the house.
This is for journey so far. You're the MVP!
— Bura-Bari Nwilo (@BuraBariNwilo) November 22, 2019
— Égwú Abibimań (@echenduka) November 22, 2019
The winners of the @MilesMorland 2019 Writing Scholarships have been announced and they are;
Gloria Mwaniga Odari – Kenya
Hawa Jande Golakai – Liberia@NnamdiOguike – Nigeria@parselelo – Kenya
They would all receive an £18,000 grant to allow them… pic.twitter.com/d3LSj1Aktm
— Syncity NG | Writing Community (@SynCityNG) November 22, 2019
Nigerian writer, Nnamdi Oguike and 3 others win Miles Morland Writing Scholarships for 2019 https://t.co/n7rYImBOOq
— TONI KAN (Lagosian Panglosian) (@tonikan11) November 22, 2019
The winners of the 2019/2020 Miles Morland Writing Scholarship have been announced.
Congrats to Gloria Mwaniga Odari (Kenya), Hawa Jande Golakai (Liberia), Nnamdi Oguike (Nigeria), and Parselelo ole Kantai (Kenya).
More here: https://t.co/yxxvggtXqD
— Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún (@kolatubosun) November 22, 2019
Miles Morland scholars 2019 announced. They are:
– Gloria Mwaniga Odari – Kenya
– Hawa Jande Golakai – Liberia
– Nnamdi Oguike – Nigeria
– Parselelo ole Kantai – Kenya
Full report as soon as either load shedding ends or Airtel Malawi decides to cooperate.
— James Murua (@jamesmurua) November 22, 2019
— Ibrahim Babátúndé Ibrahim (@HEEMtheWriter) November 22, 2019
— Praxis Magazine (@praxismagonline) November 22, 2019