28 Sept 2006. Macmillan Writers Prize for Africa prize winners Elizabeth Irene Baitie and Enoch Yaw Mensah, both from Ghana, will receive their awards at a special ceremony at the British Council in Accra. Baitie won the Junior award for an unpublished story in English for children aged 8-12 for The Saint in Brown Sandals and Yaw Mensah won the award for childrens illustrations. The Senior award for an unpublished story in English for children aged 13-17 went to Glaydah Namukasa from Uganda for Voice of a Dream. The new childrens writer award for an original story in either category by a previously unpublished writer went to Ngozi Ifeyinwa Razak-Soyebi from Nigeria for The House that Kojo Built. The Macmillan Writers Prize for Africa is a biannual competition devoted to previously unpublished works of childrens fiction by African writers. 18.00-20.00. Entrance free. Open to all. For information about the prize see www.writeforafrica.com/about-the-prize.html.
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Macmillan Writers Prize 2005/6 awards ceremony.
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