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Dayo Ntwari

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Dayo Ntwari, a Rwandan-Nigerian writer, has been a fan of science fiction and fantasy since childhood. He enjoys writing stories inspired by African legends and myths. He believes Africa’s diverse histories, religions, spirituality and mythologies can serve as a never-ending treasure trove of inspiration for African science fiction and fantasy.

His short stories include:

Omoshango, published in the People of Colo(u)r Destroy Science Fiction! Special Issue of Lightspeed Magazine (British Fantasy Award - Best Anthology 2017)

Devil’s Village, shortlisted for the Writivism 2015 Short Story Prize

Nomansland, shortlisted for the 2015 Huza Press Award

Mother’s Love, longlisted for the 2015 Short Story Day Africa Prize

Dayo lives in Rwanda, wher
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A few days ago, I vented on Twitter about my frustration with the situation of motorcycle (motos) taxis in this country. As with my previous threads about motos – I said phase out. Unfortunately, this was Twitter and with reading comprehension levels being what they are on that platform, Rwandans on Twitter (#RwOT) read “phase out” to somehow mean “ban“.

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“Perhaps he found it strange being accompanied by a Chinese-Nigerian arms trafficking pirate, but the Irish priest had just followed me silently on board the covert government transport.”
Dayo Ntwari, Roses For Betty And Other Stories: The Writivism Anthology 2015

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