Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist announced.

The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist has been announced today, April 10, 2019. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded annually for the best…

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Tsitsi Dangarembga, Olumide Popoola, and Ellah Wakatama Allfrey

Dangarembga, Popoola, Wakatama Allfrey at African Book Festival 2019 opening round. #ABF2019

Tsitsi Dangarembga, Olumide Popoola, and Ellah Wakatama Allfrey were the first on stage at the African Book Festival 2019 in Berlin, Germany on April 4,…

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Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2018 nominees

Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2018 nominees announced.

The nine nominees for the Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires 2018 were announced on March 27, 2019. The Grand Prix des Associations Littéraires (Grand Prix…

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Phehello J Mofokeng

Geko Mofolo Prize for Outstanding Fiction in Sesotho 2019 judges announced.

The judges for the Geko Mofolo Prize for Outstanding Fiction in Sesotho 2019 have been announced. Thomas Mokopu Mofolo was a pioneer in the Southern…

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Zukiswa Wanner Abu Sense and Shadreck Chikoti

Shadreck Chikoti, Abu Sense blow away Nairobi at Artistic Encounters 2019 opening.

It was a rocking evening at the Goethe Institut in Nairobi as Kenyan actor Abu Sense gave a performance portraying Malawian writer Shadreck Chikoti’s Azotus…

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Novuyo Rose Tshuma

Novuyo Rosa Tshuma makes Dylan Thomas Prize 2019 shortlist.

The Swansea University International Dylan Thomas Prize 2019 shortlist was announced today on April 2, 2019. On the list is Novuyo Rosa Tshuma for her…

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Swahili Literary Festival 2019 group photo

The Swahili Literary Festival rallies Coastal cultural practitioners.

After a successful run of the Swahili Literary Festival, its organisers have urged cultural practitioners at the Kenyan coast to aim higher. The Swahili Literary…

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Prix Les Afriques 2019 announcement

Prix Les Afriques 2019 longlist announced in Geneva.

The Prix Les Afriques 2019 longlist was announced in Geneva, Switzerland on February 17, 2019. La Cene Littéraire is an association, founded in May 2015,…

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