Zainab Alwi Baharoon, Jacob Ngumbau Julius are Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize 2018 winners

Zainab Alwi Baharoon, Jacob Ngumbau Julius are Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize 2018 winners

The Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize 2018 winners have been announced by the board chair, Abdilatif Abdalla today January 23, 2019. The two are Zainab Alwi…

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Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters

Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters 2019 artists announced.

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…

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A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.

African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019

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…

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Goethe-Institut presents #AFROYOUNGADULT: A talent-search for Young Adult Fiction from Africa

Meet the facilitators for the Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshops.

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,…

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RadioBook Rwanda launches at Goethe-Institut Nairobi

RadioBook Rwanda launches at Goethe-Institut Nairobi.

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…

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Reimagined storytelling festival 2018

A snapshot of the Re-imagined Storytelling Festival 2018.

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…

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Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2018 shortlist announced.

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…

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Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor reads “The Dragonfly Sea” at Freedom Conversations.

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,…

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