2011 BBC African Performance

Here are the winners of the 2011 BBC African Performance playwriting competition.


Bode Asiyanbi



Africa Ukoh

Jos, Nigeria

38 Years Ago

Don Mrabu Vigodi


Damned Seconds

Pamela Otali


Bode Asiyanbi has been announced as the winner of the 2011 BBC African Performance playwriting competition.

For second place, the judge selected Silhouettes by Africa Ukoh from Jos, in Plateau State, Nigeria.

The judge unknowingly chose two plays from East Africa for third place.

38 Years Ago by Don Mrabu Vigodi from Kenya and Damned Seconds by Pamela Otali from Uganda.

The BBC African Performance season will be broadcast in September 2011.

For more information, CLICK HERE

Or go to the 2011 BBC African Performance playwriting competition website.

Chioma Iwunze-Ibiam

Chioma Iwunze-Ibiam writes prose fiction and creative non-fiction. She is the founder of creativewritingnews.com. Her first novella, Finding Love Again was published by Ankara Press. Her second novella, The Heiress' Bodyguard was shortlisted for the Saraba Manuscript Awards. She currently works as content marketer for various online businesses. You can follow her at @cwritingnws.

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