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Nigerian writer Anietie Isong

Nigerian writer wins UK prize with debut novel

Nigerian writer Anietie Isong has emerged the winner of 2018 McKitterick Prize with his debut novel Radio Sunrise, making him the first Nigerian to do so since its establishment in 1990.

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U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. - M. Scott Mahaskey-POLITICO

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