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Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka

  • Aired: 12/04/2012
  • 24:05
  • Rating: NR
The noted Nigerian writer & Nobel laureate responds to negative stereotypes about his home continent—the motivation for his latest text, 'Of Africa.'
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The Nobel laureate explains the motivation for his latest text, 'Of Africa.'
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