Browsing tag: Africa

DEAD AID: Dambisa Moyo

COAL welcomes you to the month of February 2017. We had an amazing time last week Saturday at the Open Mic/ Book Review, where we talked extensively about 'the Alchemist' by Paulo Coelho. We met new poets and friends who were excited with the Book Affairs initiative by COAL. As a literary organization that promotes creative writing and by also making African literature accessible, we are equally socially conscious by the activities in society and thereby call on youths to study history and discover for themselves truths whether

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Africa: Chukwudera Michael

Africa, When the birds sing elephants rise to their feet Lions roar to the wild Giraffes stretch their necks to embrace the morning. Africa calls her children to the rising of the sun. Her homeliness is manifested In the warmness of emotions Penetrating in her clime. Dynamic! home to thousands of cultures Evolving incessantly A whorl blooming in layers of circles And undressing it's calyx to reveal The beauty of it's petal: Festivals of talking drums And stamping feet of men Women drawing circles With their

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We are COAL

COAL’s mission is to support and provide opportunities for budding writers in Africa to develop their creative independent voices and to explore careers in professional writing. To help creative writers and spoken word artists realise their literary dreams by providing platforms for their self expression. .........



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