Zambia

MUKAIWA, Martha

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MUKAIWA
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Martha
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Martha MUKAIWA (nonfiction, fiction, journalism; Namibia) is an arts and travel journalist, and activist for black Namibians, women, and the LGBTQIA+ community. She has written for The Namibian, Quartz, Matador Network, and The Africa Report, among other publications. She has also served as film juror for the Namibian Theatre and Film Awards, on panels providing grants to Namibia’s upcoming voices in the arts, and on UNESCO’s #JournalistsToo campaign.

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Wizas PHIRI

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PHIRI
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Wizas
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Zambia

Gideon NYIRENDRA

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NYIRENDRA
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Gideon
GIH-dee-un nee-RREN-drah
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Zambia

Gideon NYIRENDRA is a freelance journalist for the “Community Voice” and the “Zambian Citizen” newspapers in Lusaka. Established poet, former president of the Poetry Society of Zambia, and dedicated student of Human Rights Law, Mr. Nyirendra has been helping to advance every form of Zambian literature. He is participating courtesy of the U.S. Department of State.

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