Abuja Writers Forum hosts Badmus, Johnson and Oroko  
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Abuja Writers Forum hosts Badmus, Johnson and Oroko  

The Abuja Writers Forum hosted Dul Johnson, Jide Badmus, and Austin Oroko for the April edition of the Guest Writer Session on April 29. The event was hosted at the Aso Hall, Nanet Suites, Cental Business District, Abuja. The Abuja Writers Forum was established to encourage the creative writing potentials of Nigerians and people of the […]

Goretti Kyomuhendo features as Femrite author for March 2017
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Goretti Kyomuhendo features as Femrite author for March 2017

Goretti Kyomuhendo was the featured author at the monthly event that the Uganda Women Writers’ Association popularly known as Femrite hosted at its offices in Kampala on March 20th 2017. Femrite is the well-known brand but its formal name is the Uganda Women Writers’ Association. The association, which is in its twentieth year, was founded […]

Ama Ata Aidoo Centre for Creative Writing opens in Accra, Ghana
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Ama Ata Aidoo Centre for Creative Writing opens in Accra, Ghana

The Ama Ata Aidoo Centre for Creative Writing, at the African University College of Communications opened with a colourful ceremony in Accra, Ghana on March 16, 2017. Poet and writer Nii Ayikwei Parkes is the director of the new centre. The African University College of Communications (AUCC) founded by former Ghanaian minister Kojo Yankah is […]

Victor Ehikhamenor and Koleka Putuma thrill at Goethe Nairobi
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Victor Ehikhamenor and Koleka Putuma thrill at Goethe Nairobi

Victor Ehikhamenor and Koleka Putuma shared their brilliance at the Goethe Nairobi on March 16th, 2017. They were moderated by Daystar University don Dr Wandia Njoya. Artistic Encounters is a new project running out of Goethe Nairobi where artists of different genres meet and share their art. The project curated by Zukiswa Wanner will see […]

Tochukwu Emmanuel Okafor to feature at Nigerian World Speech Day celebrations
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Tochukwu Emmanuel Okafor to feature at Nigerian World Speech Day celebrations

Tochukwu Emmanuel Okafor is a speaker at Nigerian World Speech Day celebrations. Tochukwu Emmanuel Okafor isn’t a new names to the readers of this blog. The Nigerian electrical engineer came to our attention when he was longlisted for last year’s Short Story Day Africa cycle that was eventually won by Sibongile Fischer. He was also […]

Literary events across Africa for March 2017
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Literary events across Africa for March 2017

A list of literary events happening across Africa in March 2017. March 3rd, 2017. Friday. Event: An evening with Amara Nicole Okolo Venue: Goethe Lagos Time: 5pm Event: Jalada Mobile Literary & Arts Festival 2017, Nairobi Leg Activities: – Role of Local Language Broadcasters: John Maloba and Nyambura Mutanyi in conversation with Richard Oduor – […]

Elnathan John, Kinyanjui Kombani feature at Goethe Nairobi’s Literary Crossroads
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Elnathan John, Kinyanjui Kombani feature at Goethe Nairobi’s Literary Crossroads

Elnathan John and Kinyanjui Kombani were the featured guests at the Literary Crossroads event at the Goethe Institut Nairobi on February 16, 2017. The event was moderated by James Murua. Literary Crossroads: Conversations with African Writers is an event hosted by the Goethe Institut in the cities of Johannesburg, Lagos and Nairobi. The event sees […]

Hargeysa International Book Fair’s Jama Musse Jama hosted in Nairobi
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Hargeysa International Book Fair’s Jama Musse Jama hosted in Nairobi

Hargeysa International Book Fair’s Jama Musse Jama was hosted for an evening of Somali Literature, Culture and Heritage in Nairobi at the British Institute of East Africa on February 7th, 2017. The evening organised by the Rift Valley Forum celebrated the fourth anniversary of the establishment of the Hargeysa Cultural Centre. Jama Musse Jama and […]

Victor Ehikhamenor and Koleka Putuma for Kenya in March
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Victor Ehikhamenor and Koleka Putuma for Kenya in March

Nigerian visual artist, writer, and photographer Victor Ehikhamenor and South African theatre director, writer, and performance poet Koleka Putuma will share a stage at the Goethe in Kenya this March. Something is happening in Kenya’s capital as more writers and poets from across the continent come through to showcase their work to an audience hungry […]