Photos: Songeziwe Mahlangu Wins Etisalat Prize For Literature! Angelique Kidjo, Wole Soyinka, Kunle Afolayan, Others

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The second edition of the Etisalat Prize for Literature grand finale witnessed some of the biggest highlights of 2015 including performances from two Grammy award winner, Angelique Kidjo who closed the show with breathtaking performances of her all time-hit songs including Wobolombo, Agolo, Ever, Mama Africa among other hits.

The grand finale event was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos had three finalists battle for the prize money of 15,000 pounds and various opportunities to showcase their book to the international market. South African writer, Songeziwe Mahlangu won the coveted prize and now joins Zimbabwean NoViolet Bulawayo as the second winner of the annual pan African prize that promotes the work of published first time authors.

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The event also saw some of the biggest names in the literary, entertainment and telecommunications industry. Guests include renowned Nobel Prize for Literature winner, Wole Soyinka, Mathew Willsher, Chairman Etisalat Nigeria Hakeem Belo-Osagie, Award winning actor, Kunle Afolayan, Taiwo Ajai-Lycette, Nike Oshinowo, Darey Art Alade, Kelechi Amadi-Obi, Yeni Kuti among many others.

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Guests were also treated to pulsating re enactments of the final books, Penumbra, Happiness like Water and An Imperfect Blessing by OC Ukeje, Bimbo Manuel, Bimbo Akintola, Debbie Ohiri, Tope Tedela, Odenike Odetola and Omozo Shomolu.

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Other guests include Reze Bonna, Sam Onyemelukwe, Tolu Ogunlesi, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi, Bantu, Hauwa Mokan, Kemi Lala Akindoju among many others.

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