The longlists for the Writivism Short Story Prize 2019 and the Koffi Addo Creative Nonfiction Prize 2019 have been announced on March 25, 2019. Writivism,…View More Writivism Short Story Prize 2019, Koffi Addo Creative Nonfiction Prize 2019 longlists announced.
Shadreck Chikoti and Abu Sense will be the first artists to rock the stage for Artistic Encounters in 2019 at the Goethe Institut Nairobi on…View More Shadreck Chikoti, Abu Sense kick off Artistic Encounters 2019.
Ngugi Wa Thiong’o and Petina Gappah are two of the many delegates set to attend the International Publishers Association Africa Seminar in Nairobi from June…View More Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, Petina Gappah for International Publishers Association Seminar in Nairobi.
Kenya’s eKitabu was announced as an Accessible Books Consortium Accessibility Awards 2019 winner for the best initiative at the London Book Fair 2019 on March…View More eKitabu is Accessible Books Consortium Accessibility Awards 2019 winner.
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor launched The Dragonfly Sea at Prestige Books in Nairobi on Friday, March 1, 2019. It was the first launch of the book…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor launches “The Dragonfly Sea” in Nairobi.
A snapshot of the Swahili Literary Festival 2019 that happened at the Swahilipot Hub in Mombasa, Kenya from March 1-3, 2019. The Swahilipot Hub is…View More A snapshot of the Swahili Literary Festival 2019.
The festival theme of “Celebrating heroes” was on show at the final session of the Swahili Literary Festival 2019 at the SwahiliPot Hub, Mombasa on…View More Celebrating heroes at the Swahili Literary Festival 2019.
The Swahili Literary Festival 2019 opened at the Swahilipot Hub, Mombasa on March 1, 2019. The opening ceremony highlight was the keynote address by Prof…View More Swahili Literary Festival 2019 opens with Prof Rocha Chimera keynote.
Peter Kimani took part in the Goethe-Institut Nairobi’s Kenyan-German Author Exchange alongside Andreas Baum at this past week. Every so often the Goethe-Institute in Nairobi…View More Peter Kimani takes part in Kenyan-German Author Exchange.
Ken Walibora’s popular novel in Kiswahili Siku Njema is now available in English with the name This Day. The novel was translated by Dorothy Kweyu…View More Ken Walibora’s “Siku Njema” now in English.
The program for the Swahili Literary Festival 2019 set to happen in Mombasa, Kenya from March 1-3, 2019 has been unveiled. In December, a new…View More Swahili Literary Festival 2019 program unveiled.
Ngugi Wa Thiong’o and Mukoma Wa Ngugi were the two players in the Dr Joyce Nyairo moderated “Duel on the Ridges” at the St Pauls…View More Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, Mukoma Wa Ngugi in “Duel on the Ridges.”
Tanzania’s Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan was the guest of honour as the Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2018 winners Zainab Alwi Baharoon and…View More Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2018 winners celebrated.
Botswana’s Companies and Intellectual Property Authority and Kenya’s eKitabu are on the Accessible Books Consortium Accessibility Awards 2019 shortlist announced on February 14, 2019. The…View More Accessible Books Consortium Accessibility Awards 2019 shortlist features two African organisations.
Ngugi Wa Thiong’o launched his newest title Kenda Muiyuru at the Kenya National Theatre in Nairobi on February 11, 2019. Ngugi Wa Thiong’o is not…View More Ngugi Wa Thiong’o launches “Kenda Muiyuru” in Nairobi.