Artists for Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters 2019 have been announced by series creator and curator Zukiswa Wanner. In 2017, the Goethe-Institut introduced Kenyan audiences to…View More Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters 2019 artists announced.
Swahili Poet Ahmad Nassir Juma Bhalo has passed on. The announcement was made on January 9, 2019. Ahmad Nassir Juma Bhalo was a Kenyan poet…View More Swahili Poet Ahmad Nassir Juma Bhalo has passed on.
The International Publishers Association Seminar on Sustainable Development for African Publishers 2019 will be hosted in Nairobi on June 14-15. At the opening ceremony of…View More Details emerge on International Publishers Association seminar in Nairobi.
Kinyanjui Kombani’s newest novel Of Pawns and Players is now available for pre-order. This is the third novel from the Nairobi, Kenya based author popularly…View More Kinyanjui Kombani’s ‘Of Pawns and Players’ now available for pre-order.
Covering the length and breadth of the continent, here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2019. This list is regularly…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019
The Goethe-Institut announced the participants to take part in #AfroYoungAdult workshops in eight African cities in February 2019 on January 3, 2019. In September 2018,…View More Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshop participants announced.
The team running the Goethe sponsored #AfroYoungAdult project have announced the facilitators for the workshops to be conducted across eight African cities. In September 2018,…View More Meet the facilitators for the Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshops.
Abdulrahman “Abu Amirah” Ndegwa is the winner of the African Writers Trust Publishing Fellowship. The African Writers Trust was founded to bring together African writers…View More Abdulrahman Ndegwa is African Writers Trust Publishing Fellowship winner.
RadioBook Rwanda launched at Goethe-Institut Nairobi on Thursday, December 13, 2018. RadioBook Rwanda is an international collaboration aimed at producing short stories by contemporary Rwandan…View More RadioBook Rwanda launches at Goethe-Institut Nairobi.
The Re-imagined Storytelling Festival 2018 was hosted at the Alliance Francaise, Nairobi on December 15, 2018. Here is a snapshot of the festival. Storytelling is…View More A snapshot of the Re-imagined Storytelling Festival 2018.
Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2018 shortlist was announced on December 17, 2018. The Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature was founded…View More Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2018 shortlist announced.
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor read an excerpt from her highly anticipated sophomore novel The Dragonfly Sea at the “Freedom Conversations” event at the Laico Regency Hotel,…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor reads “The Dragonfly Sea” at Freedom Conversations.
The Swahili Literary Festival 2019 is set for Mombasa, Kenya from March 1-3, 2019. This will be the first running of the festival in the…View More Swahili Literary Festival 2019 set for Mombasa, Kenya in March.
The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist has been announced today on December 7, 2018. The longlist features twelve African children’s authors and illustrators from six…View More Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist announced.
The Sanaa Theatre Awards 2018 winners were announced at a colourful ceremony at the Kenya National Theatre in Nairobi on December 3, 2018. The Sanaa…View More Sanaa Theatre Awards 2018 winners announced in Nairobi.