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Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah wins Nobel Prize in Literature

By Abiodun Ogundairo
08 October 2021   |   10:32 am
Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah, 72, won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature for his writing on the “effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee," the award-giving body said on Thursday. Born in 1948 on the island of Zanzibar, now part of Tanzania, Gurnah moved to Britain as a young refugee in 1968.

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