Tanzania’s Abdulrazak Gurnah wins 2021 Nobel Prize for literature
Al Jazeera, 08 Oct 2021
The Nobel prize for literature has been awarded to the Tanzanian-born novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah. His work focuses on colonialism and the fate of refugees.
It is the first time in 35 years that a Black African has won the prize, and comes as the Swedish Academy tries to avoid charges of Western bias.
Al Jazeera's Paul Rhys reports from Stockholm, Sweden.
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