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Sabo Kpade

Culture Writer — Media Diversified, Okayafrica
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Sabo Kpade is an Associate Writer at Spread The Word and a staff writer at Okay Africa. He has been a critic for Media Diversified and Royal Africa Society’s He currently writes for Okay Africa.

His story ‘Chibok’, about one of the 219 girls who were abducted by Boko Haram in 2...

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Congrats @sarkodie and @iRuntown on winning BEST COLLABORATION at the Soundcity awards for PAIN KILLER courtesy of @SoundcityMVP. Revisit the full song review here. 
Congrats @iam_Davido on winning VIDEO OF THE YEAR, AFRICAN ARTIST OF THE YEAR & SONG OF THE YEAR at Soundcity Awards for IF courtesy of @SoundcityMVP . Revisit the full review here. 
Congrats @wizkidayo on winning DIGITAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR at the Soundcity awards courtesy of @SoundcityMVP after an incredible 2017 which saw the release of afro-pop classic SFTOS. Read the full album review here 
Congrats @TiwaSavage on winning BEST 'FEMALE' MVP at the Soundcity awards, courtesy of @SoundcityMVP after the successful release of SUGARCANE EP. Revist the full review here  Read the full inteview here 
Congrats @MaleekBerry on winning BEST POP & BEST NEW ARTIST at Soundcity Awards thanks to the success of his LAST DAZE OF SUMMER EP courtesy of @SoundcityMVP . Revisit the full review here. 
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London Short Story Prize (shortlisted)

2015 - Fiction
Spread the Word and Kingston University Press proudly present the London Short Story Prize 2015 anthology.  Honouring strong voices, the London Short Story Prize 2015 was open to published and non-published authors from the UK, with an inspirational judging panel of Jon McGregor, Kevin Barry and Elise Dillsworth.   This anthology presents the winner of the 2015 Prize, Joanna Campbell's Upshots, alongside some of the most promising and original stories entered for the prize by writers across the literary landscape of the UK by James Woolf, Gary Budden, Stephanie Scott, Jean Ashbury, Sabo Kpade, Tyler Keevil, Nikesh Shukla, Frances Gapper and Damien Knightley. Gathered from hundreds of entries, the selected stories are provocative, rich in flair and originality and collectively, tell an interesting story of our time.

Alfred Fagon Award (Longlisted)

2014 - Playwriting
The Alfred Fagon Award promotes, maintains, improves and advances education and the encouragement of the arts in particular by the recognition and promotion of plays by British writers of Caribbean and African descent in the art of drama.