Nigeria's Rotimi Babatunde wins Caine writing prize
Nigerian writer Rotimi Babatunde has won this year's prestigious Caine Prize for African Writing.
The £10,000 ($15,700) prize was given for his story Bombay's Republic about Nigerian soldiers who fought in the Burma campaign during World War II.
"It is about liberation and how a character can have his world widened," Mr Babatunde told the BBC.
He was among five writers short-listed for the prize, regarded as Africa's leading literary award.
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