Applications are open for the Miles Morland Foundation (MMF) Writing Scholarship 2020. The Miles Morland Foundation’s main aim is to support entities in Africa which enable Africans to get their voices heard. It is particularly interested in supporting African Writing and African Literature.
According to the Executive Chairman, LIRS, Mr. Ayodele Subair, “the following measures are to be implemented to further ease the impact of the pandemic on our esteemed taxpayers in Lagos state: LIRS shall allow on a case by case basis, payment of outstanding liabilities in instalments to ease cash flow challenges that may affect taxpayers.
German Minister of State and Culture Commissioner Monika Grütters is supporting the Frankfurter Buchmesse with 4 million euros from the country’s NEUSTART KULTUR stimulus package. The aim of the funding is to enable as many exhibitors from Germany and abroad as possible to take part in Frankfurter Buchmesse (14–18 October 2020) during the ongoing corona pandemic. In addition, funds are being made available to expand digital formats that will allow publishers to present their products and participate in the book fair.
Poet, Valentine Okolo, is no stranger to the literary arts and the entertainment world. A consumate artist, he has thrilled audiences, though, behind the scenes with some of his creative inputs . And it’s our hope that he will continue to thrill us with his creative mind many years from now, both from behind the curtain, and in the spotlight.