TANZANIA’S Shaaban Bin Robert – 1909 – 1962
He was a poet, author, and essayist who supported the preservation of Tanzanian verse traditions. He is honoured as a national poet.
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ETHIOPIA’s Mammo Wudneh – 1931-2012
He was a noted playwright, journalist and President of the Ethiopian Writers’ Association.
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