Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

Adaobi Tricia Obinne Nwaubani is a Nigerian novelist, humorist, essayist, and journalist. Her debut novel, I Do Not Come to you by Chance, won the 2010 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book. Most of her writings focus on changing the narratives about Nigeria through truth-telling.

Sample this essay: “Does Nigeria Have an Image Problem. Tricia is reportedly the first contemporary African writer on the global stage to have got an international book deal while still living in her home country.

Child heroes in Africa

True stories of brave, innovative, outstanding young people from countries across Africa: The project will identify brave and innovative children who have lived through difficult and sometimes traumatic events, write their stories and shine a global spotlight on their existence.

These stories will be produced and disseminated through various media platforms.