Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

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Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o signs copies o his beuk Wizard o the Craw, at the Congress Centre in central Lunnon. Wizard wis his first beuk in 20 years, follaein 22 years o exile due tae his poleetical wark.
BornJames Ngugi
(1938-01-05) 5 Januar 1938 (age 86)
Kamiriithu, Kenyae Colony
LeidInglis, Kikuyu
Alma materMakerere Varsity

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o (Gikuyu pronunciation: [ᵑɡoɣe wá ðiɔŋɔ]; born 5 Januar 1938)[1] is a Kenyan writer, umwhile wirkin in Inglis an nou wirkin in Kikuyu. His wark includes novelles, plays, short stories, an essays, rangin frae leeterar an social creeticism tae childer's leeteratur. He is the foonder an eeditor o the Gikuyu-leid jurnal Mũtĩiri.

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  1. "Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o: A Profile of a Literary and Social Activist". Archived frae the original on 29 Mairch 2009. Retrieved 20 Mairch 2009.