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Since 1901, every year, an individual writer has had the privilege to receive the distinguished award of the Nobel Prize in Literature in appreciation for their life work in writing. With the first-ever Laureate, French Poet Sully Prudhomme, the world has since then witnessed 114 awards, given to 118 individuals, including 102 men and 16 women. Even more interesting is the analysis that only 6 Black Africans have received this award so far, the first Black African being Nigerian-born Wole Soyinka...

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