The Morning Call
In this week’s Culture segment on the Morning Call, Linnete Bahati talks about Leila Slimani, winner of this year’s Prix Goncourt for her novel Chanson Douce or Sweet Song. The Prix Goncourt is considered as the top literary accolade in France.
Felicitations à #LeilaSlimani #Goncourt2016— Manuel Lagos Cid (ManuelLagosCid) November 3, 2016
ParisMatchen aout2016#Goncourt #ChansonDouce pic.twitter.com/ZVwJOposNa
She will also talk about consequences of the much anticipated presidential elections in the United States of America, which is just a few hours away, and Nigeria’s Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has said he will destroy his green card if at all Donald Trump will win the elections.
Soyinka vows to leave US if Trump wins electionhttps://t.co/DtWqKHSHiL— africanews (@africanews) November 4, 2016
The Lagos Fashion and Design Week recently came to a close and the African Development Bank launched the fashionomics platform which seeks to develop the African fashion industry for job creation.
Linnete also looks back at South Africa’s music legends, Brenda Fassie, who would have celebrated her 52nd birthday on November 3 and Miriam Makeba who lost her life on November 9.
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