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Fred Khumalo | My brothers from another mother

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Nigerian singer Fela Kuti performs at Vredenburg in Utrecht, Netherlands on 3rd November 1988. Photo: Frans Schellekens/Redferns
Nigerian singer Fela Kuti performs at Vredenburg in Utrecht, Netherlands on 3rd November 1988. Photo: Frans Schellekens/Redferns

FRED KHUMALO

As a man of letters, I want to aver that international literature would be anaemic without the contributions of Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe, Buchi Emecheta, Cyprian Ekwensi, Lola Shoneyin, Ken Saro-Wiwa and others from Naija.

Then, of course, it is a fact recorded in history that I was once employed by a Nigerian chap, Nduka Obaigbena, who came to these shores and established a daily newspaper. It was while I was in the employ of that newspaper that I had the pleasure of visiting Nigeria for the first time.

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