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PAWA statement on the passing away of Mallam Abubakar Gimba

24TH MARCH, 2015

The Pan African Writers' Association has learnt with sadness the passing away of Mallam Abubakar Gimba, a distinguished African novelist from Nigeria.

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Statement by PAWA on The Int'l African Writers’ Day, 2014

NOVEMBER 6TH, 2014
In 1991, the African Ministers of Education and Culture, meeting in Coutonou, Benin, upon a proposal by Pan African Writers’ Association, resolved that the birthday of PAWA, November 7, shall be celebrated throughout the African continent and in the international community as the International African Writers’ Day. This is to afford the people a moment of pause within which to reflect on and appreciate the contribution of our writers to the development of the African continent.

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ANA on the Killing of Professor Kofi Awoonor

SEPTEMBER 23RD 2013

ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN AUTHORS (ANA)

On the Killing of Professor Kofi Awoonor, Poet and African Statesman 

African literature has indeed lost a very remarkable and influential voice.

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PAWA, honour Achebe, Jonathan

MARCH 21ST, 2014 | CREDIT: THE GUARDIAN (NIGERIA)
The Pan African Writers' Association (PAWA) as part of its planned International Writers' Day (IWD) has announced plans to institute some programmes in honour of literary icon and late author of Things Fall Apart, Prof. Albert Chinualumogu Achebe.

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CONDOLENCE: Embassy of the State of Palestine for Prof K. Awoonor

SEPTEMBER 24TH, 2013

On behalf of President Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian State, our Palestinian people, and on our own behalf, the Embassy of the State of Palestine would like to

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PAWA Celebrates Prof. Kofi Awoonor

NOVEMBER 4TH, 2013

On the occasion of the celebration of the 21st International African Writers' Day, the Pan-African Writers' Association (PAWA) is organizing a Night of African Poetry to celebrate the life of the distinguished African writer, literary critic, scholar and statesman, Prof. Kofi Awoonor.

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Declaration de PAWA sur le deces du professeur Kofi Awoonor

SEPTEMBER 22ND, 2013

COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE

Les ecrivains d' Afrique ont appris avec le plus grand chagrin Ia mort precoce de l'un de nos doyens, le professeur Kofi Awoonor durant l'attaque des terroristes de « Westgage mall » au Kenya.

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