A great Moment for Sudan as Al-Fadil Wins 2017 Caine Price

  Bushra al-Fadil, a 65- year- old Sudanese national has won the 2017 Caine Price for African Writing. He emerged winner for his short story which he titled “The Story of the Girl whose Birds Flew Away.” The story focused on the lives of women in Sudan and the violence and harassment they face. In his acceptance speech, Al-Fadil said “This is important for me as I think countries in Africa — particularly my own country of Sudan, need to do more to promote culture, literature and the arts” His emergence as the winner of the $13,000 prize money has … Continue reading A great Moment for Sudan as Al-Fadil Wins 2017 Caine Price

East Meets West In UWASA’s “TRACES 2017”

By Wazobia Staff Since 2011, the Executives and members of the University of Waterloo African Students Association (UWASA) have been putting on a dynamic performance appropriately named TRACES.  Every performance seeks to provoke the mind and this year was no … Continue reading East Meets West In UWASA’s “TRACES 2017”