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TRADITIONAL POETRY

 

A

Peter Abraham

Chinua Achebe

Tewfik Al-Hakem

T.M Aluko

Elechi Amadi

Ayi  Kwei Amah

Jared Angira

I. N. C. Aniebo

Bediako Asare

Kofi Awoonor

B

Adeboye  Babalola

Francis  Bebey

Lois   Bernado

Mongo  Beti

Okot P ‘Bitek

Yaw  M.  Boateng

Edward Braithwaite

Kwesi   Brew

Dennis  Brutus

C

Amilcar  Cabral

Syl  Cheney – Coker

Choonara

Dris  Chraibi

John Pepper Clark

William  Conton

D

Benard B.  Dadie

Joe De-Graft

Roland Tombekai Dempster

Modikwe   Dikobe

David   Diop

Mbela Sonne  Dipoko

Amu  Djoleto

E

T Obinkaram   Echewa

Cyprian  Ekwensi

Sheikha   El-Miskery

Olaudah   Equiano

F

Malik  Fall

Nurudeen   Farah

G

Joseph  Gatuiria

Wadine   Gordimer

Mugo  Gotheru

H

Bessie  Head

Taha  Husein

Sowalah  Ibrahim

I

Yusuf  Idris

Obotunde Ijimere

Edie  Iroh

J

Kenjo  Jumbam

K

Jonathan Kariara

Amin Kassam

Legson  Kayira

Albert William Kayper-Mensah (see Albert William Kayper Mensah)

Jomo  Kenyata

Asare  Konadu

D .E .K.  Krampah

Mazisi  Kuewe

Kojo Gyinaye Kwei

L

Alex  La Guma

Bonie  Lubega

M

Yulisa Amadu  Maddy

Thomas  Mafolo

Naguib  Mahfouz

Nelson  Mandela

Albert William Kayper Mensah

Jack  Mapanje

Dambudzo  Marechera

Ali    Mazrui

Tom  Mboya

Nguigi & Nguigi Wa  Miri

John  Munonye

Martha  Mvungi

Meja  Mwangi

N

John Nagerda

Pol Ndu

Rebeka Njau

Goodive Sidney Ntiri

Richard Ntiru

Nkem Nwankwo

Okogbule Nwanodi

Lora  Nwapa

Onuora   Nzekwu

O

Oginga  Odinga

Gabriel Immotimi  Okara

Uche  Okeke

Christopher Okigbo

Kole  Omotosho

Femi  Osofisan

Niyi  Osundare

John Ya  Otto

Yambo  Ouologuem

Sembene  Ousmane

P

Lenrie Paters

 Pepetala

R I    Peteni

Molefe  Pheto

Sol T  Plaaije

R

J J  Rabearivelo

Alifa  Rifatu

Ola  Rotimi

David Rubadiru

S

Stanlanke  Sainkange

Tayeb  Salih

Francis  Salormey

William  Sassinu

Kobin  Sekyi

Sipho  Semphala

Leopold Sedar Senghor

Mongane  Serote

Kofi Sey

Wole  Soyinka

T

Tchicaye U Tamsi

Wilfred H.Taylor

Cam Temba

Nguigi Wa Thiong O

U

Rems Nwa Umesiegbu

V

J. L Viera

W

Timothy Wangusa

Miriam  Khamadi Were

George Simion  Wnanse

Okogbule  Wonodi

Daniachew   Worku

Y

Assiedu  Yirenki

Z

Citambi  Zulu

US - Africa Literary Foundation

US
Chimdi Maduagwu, PhD
Executive Director
US-Africa Writers Foundation
Info@us-alf.org
AFRICA
Macaulay Oluseyi Akinbami
US-Africa Writers Foundation
Lagos, Nigeria
info@us-alf.org

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