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The XYZ Show is a Nairobi-based political satire featuring life-size latex puppets.

Recently, they shared photographs of Wole Soyinka meeting a life-size puppet of himself. Soyinka looks happy and rather impressed. It looks like they’re having a conversation. Wouldn’t we have liked to eavesdrop. 

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Ainehi Edoro is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she teaches African literature. She received her doctorate at Duke University. She is the founder and editor of Brittle Paper and series editor of Ohio University Press’s Modern African Writer’s imprint.

3 Responses to “Adorable Moment as Soyinka Meets Soyinka” Subscribe

  1. Oyin Oludipe September 30, 2014 at 6:08 am #

    Haha!

    Those puppet lips are quite too generous! Lol

  2. Obinna Udenwe September 30, 2014 at 6:52 am #

    Oh my! this is so awesome!

  3. Gbolahan Badmus September 30, 2014 at 7:28 am #

    Haha! The man inside the puppet finally peeps!

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