BEN OKRI

Ben Okri speaking at University of Cape Town South Africa

Event Date: 19 Sept 2012

Nigerian poet, essayist and novelist Dr Ben Okri delivered the 13th annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture at the University of Cape Town on 12 September 2012. Okri, in a lecture for which, he said, he’d made up a title just minutes before entering Jameson Hall – going with “Biko and the Tough Alchemy of Africa” – spoke of the role that South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggles, “one of the greatest struggles of our times”, played in his own life and that of others around Africa.

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Event Date: 19 Sept 2012

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