Moroccan govt hosts Soyinka in book festival

Moroccan govt hosts Soyinka in book festival

The Morrocan government has hosted Professor Wole Soyinka; as a special guest at the 28th edition of their week-long book festival that; drew literary celebrities from both within and outside the North African country.



Wole Soyinka 



Soyinka, after a press conference with the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mohamed Mehdi Bensaid on Friday, June 9, 2023, was on stage at Ribat Al Fath for a conversation with Ali Benmakhlouf.



The Nobel Laureate on Saturday, June 10, visited Al Qaraouiyine, a UNESCO world heritage site, one of the world’s oldest universities in the city of Fez, with all its medieval architecture, its medina, and its treasure of sights and sounds.


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Soyinka left Rabat on June 11 to be in Lagos for the 12 June events.

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