Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Chika Unigwe and Elnathan John make Nigeria Prize for Literature 2016 shortlist

Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, Chika Unigwe and Elnathan John have been announced in the Nigeria Prize for Literature 2016 shortlist. The Nigeria Prize for Literature sponsored…

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Nyanza Literary Festival 2016 winners announced in Kisumu

Update: A previous version of this blog indicated that Redscar McOdindo K’Oyuga won the poetry prize. The prize givers have since withdrawn his award after it emerged…

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African Speculative Fiction Society announces itself with Nommo Awards

The African Speculative Fiction Society announces itself with a new recognition called The Nommo Awards. The African Speculative Fiction Society (ASFS) is a new community…

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Kenyan and Nigerian are joint Babishai Niwe Poetry Prize 2016 winners

Kenyan Sanya Noel and Nigerian Moyosore Orimoloye are joint Babishai Niwe Poetry Prize 2016 winners. The announcement was made at a fancy do at the Fang…

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Wahome Mutahi Literary Prize 2016 shortlists announced

The Wahome Mutahi Literary Prize 2016 shortlists were announced on 11th August 2016. The Wahome Mutahi Literary Prize was set up in honour of late…

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Writivism Prize 2016 Shortlists announced

The Writivism prize 2016 shortlists for the three prizes on offer this year has been announced today. The prizes are The fourth Writivism Short Story…

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