The Most Successful Blogger in Africa, Linda Ikeji has rolled out a massive opportunity for The African Writers. The African Indie Writers Review (AFIRE) ejournal is happy to announce The 2019 Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature worth N1,000,000. (Almost $2,800). This Prize for Literature Award Opportunity is the first of its kind.
About The Programme
African Indie-Writers Review (AFIRE) is an ejournal strategically positioned to hold out a hand to new, contemporary and audacious African writers most interested in taking their work to a wider world.
Linda Ifeoma Ikeji (born 19 September 1980 in Nigeria) is a Nigerian blogger, author, entrepreneur and former model. She is known for her blog.
Linda Ikeji’s blog is apparently her biggest company. After graduating, Ikeji started blogging in 2006. She became an active blogger in 2007 using a Blogger subdomain, lindaikeji.blogspot.com, and then received her domain www.lindaikejisblog .com.
On August 22, 2016, she announced on her blog the creation of her online television network, Linda Ikeji TV, along with the other brands she founded. Linda Ikeji TV broadcasts a variety of programs from talk shows to reality shows to television series and movies. The network produces some of its programs and also purchases television content.
Linda Ikeji has also ventured into online radio shows. The station is operated by the media office Linda Ikeji. Some of his shows will be broadcast live on Linda Ikeji TV.
Linda Ikeji also opened a music platform called LindaIkejiMusic, launched on November 21, 2016, but rested three months after its launch. Linda Ikeji has launched a social networking platform called Linda Ikeji Social under the domain name LindaIkejiSocial.com.
Ikeji runs a charity project with the motto “I’d rather be self-made; No thanks”. The Initiative is aimed at young girls aged 16 to 25 who had good business ideas and who were ready to engage in the creation of the business. It spent 10,000 NGN during Phase 1 of the project.
The 2019 Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature is aimed at giving Africans the Major Opportunity in the Global Stage. Here are basic details you should know about the Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature.
Am I Eligible to Apply?
The Literature Prize is for African Students and Applicants from any African Country. Here are some of the listed African Countries. Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic (CAR), Chad, Comoros, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Ethiopia,
Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
There are six categories for material to be submitted to AFIRE Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature 2019. Congratulations if you’re talented in this categories.
- Fiction, Prose – full-length novels: published, self-published or unpublished.
- Fiction, Prose – short stories: published, self-published or unpublished
- Non-Fiction – published, self-published or unpublished
- Poetry – collections: published, self-published or unpublished
- Drama – published, self-published or unpublished
- Social media essays – collections: published, self-published or unpublished.
Before you submit your Article to AFIRE make sure you meet up to these specifications and Instructions as stated below.
- The Applicant must be an African or an African in the diaspora
- All materials should be submitted in Microsoft Word file format. Pdf files are allowed for only poetry submissions where the original format is considered a critical part of the aesthetic presentation.
- Materials could be of any topic and theme, as long as it demonstrates a clear and undisputable motion for growth and development, enlightenment and humanity on the continent.
- New African writers in diaspora holding valid passports of any African country are eligible to participate.
- The decisions of the judging panel are final.
The 2019 Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature is officially worth N1,000,000 (Almost $2,800). The Prize will be awarded to the best presentation in the Competition which will be decided by the Judges. This is going to be an annual event.
How to Apply:
Applications are currently been submitted for the 2019 Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature. All entries should be forwarded to
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Deadline for submission: has been Officially Extended based on the massive Request by applicants. The New date is July 31st, 2019. Welcome to the new literary drum on the continent For more Details follow Linda Ikeji on Instagram Here and Get daily Updates about Qualifications and Disqualifications by the Judges.
Linda Ikeji Prize In Literature Winners:
The Ikeji Prize in Literature Winners will be decided by the AFIRE group who are in charge of all applications. The results will be decided by the Judges after the Application Deadline on July 31st. Winners will be Contacted through Email. Congratulations in Advance.
Ikeji Prize FAQ
Are there new categories to Linda Ikeji’s Prize?
There are no new Categories to the Competition. Categories are just six listed above. Get on the spot with those Categories and win big.
Are there new requirements?
There are no Changes to the requirements earlier Mentioned in the Post. The competition will be won based on the rules above.
Are there New Submission Emails?
Yes. Here are our new email addresses below. There is also a Whatsapp number, for further inquiries:
EMAIL 1: [email protected]
EMAIL 2: [email protected]
WHATSAPP: (strictly for inquiries) +234 901 931 8639
Is it N1m for every category or N1m for all categories?
The Group disclosed that the N1m for every category. The AFIRE prize is N1m for ALL categories.
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This Year’s AFIRE Linda Ikeji Prize for Literature 2019 is ongoing for all African Writers who wish to showcase his/her Talent to World Stage for N1,000, 000