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Saba, by Sulaiman Addonia

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4 Extra Debut. Stories from the Horn of Africa. Jamal creates a 'cinema' inside a refugee camp. Read by Abukar Osman.

In Sulaiman Addonia's new short story 'Saba', a former cinema employee decides to create a 'cinema' of his own inside a refugee camp. Read by Abukar Osman.

The first of three contemporary stories from the Horn of Africa - Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia.

Produced by Emma Harding

About the author: Sulaiman S.M.Y. Addonia was born in Eritrea to an Eritrean mother and an Ethiopian father. He spent his early life in a refugee camp in Sudan following the Om Hajar massacre in 1976, and in his early teens he lived and studied in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He has lived in London since 1990. His first novel, The Consequences of Love (Vintage) was published in 2009.

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Mon 23 May 2016 21:00

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Writer Sulaiman Addonia
Producer Emma Harding