Global Week in Review: China and Nigeria Make a Billion-Dollar Deal

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  • Mali Hopes for Stable Election
  • Botched Circumcisions Suspects Arrested
  • Life in Jail for Alleged Boko Haram Bombers
  • Nigerian Tope Folarin Wins Prestigious Caine Writing Prize
  • Iraq Energy Giant Acquitted in Corruption Case
  • China and Africa’s Billion-Dollar Deal
  • Attention: I’m Black!
  • Olympic Champion to Run for Ethiopian Parliament
  • Egypt Elections Announced As Death Toll Rises
  • Rebel Group Blamed for Nigerian School Massacre
  • Andy Murray Wins Historic Wimbledon Victory
  • Pressure to Return Home, Gay Somalian Refugees Fear Persecution
  • South Africa Seeks to Develop Its Infrastructure
  • Brazil Looks for a Response on US Surveillance
  • BP Giant Is Back in US Court
  • Kenya Cracks Down on Underage Drinking
  • The President of Haiti Travels to Florida
  • The Boeing Dreamliner Takes Flight

Nigerian Tope Folarin Wins Prestigious Caine Writing Prize

The 2013 Caine Prize for African fiction has been awarded to U.S.-based Nigerian writer Tope Folarin. Judges called his short story “Miracle,” based in an evangelical Nigerian church in Texas, a "delightful and beautifully paced narrative.”  (Photo: Courtesy of The Caine Prize)

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