Finalists for the Man Booker Prize announced in Cape Town

Making the list is Alain Mabanckou of the Republic of Congo

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Kenyan author and politician Grace Ogot diesBy MARTIN KINYANJUI in Nairobi | Wednesday, March 18  2015 at  20:38

An image of Grace Ogot on the cover of her autobiography Days of My Life. Mrs Ogot died March 18, 2015 at the Nairobi Hospital where she had been taken for treatment. PHOEBE OKALL | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

Former assistant minister takes her final bow

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Ugandan singer Chameleon’s brother AK47 diesBy DAILY MONITOR | Tuesday, March 17  2015 at  12:05

Musicians in Uganda are mourning the death of their colleague, Emmanuel Mayanja Hummertone popularly known as AK47. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

Dancehall artiste breathes his last after collapsing in a washroom

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Ugandan author launches comic about African leaders’ brutalityBy BAMUTURAKI MUSINGUZI in Kampala | Sunday, March 15  2015 at  16:27

Children of War. Right, characters from the comic. MORGAN MBABAZI | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

Journalist and activist tells of revolutionaries who turn into dictators hanging on to power

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Hugh Masekela set to perform in KampalaBy DAILY MONITOR | Wednesday, March 11  2015 at  15:51

Hugh Masekela. PHOTO | FILE |

The South African jazz star will grace Ugandan Isaiah Katumwa's show

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Senegalese steals the show at FespacoBy TAMBA JEAN-MATHEW in Dakar | Saturday, February 28  2015 at  19:26

Burkina Faso's interim President Michel Kafando. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

Kora-winner Lô thrills as film festival opens in Burkina Faso

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