Storymoja Festival 2015: Blog numbero uno

The Storymoja festival was in high gear at its new venue the Nairobi Arboretum. The activities were mainly targeted at the younger Kenyan population to…

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Adeeko Ibukun wins the Babishai Niwe Poetry Award 2015

The Babishai Niwe Poetry Award for 2015 where an African poet goes home with $1000 went to Adeeko Ibukun for his poem “A Room With…

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Babishai Niwe Poetry Prize 2015 shortlist out

We have a shortlist. After the longlist which had many many Africans, the judges led by Mildred Barya of the Babishai Niwe Poetry, Africa’s only…

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BN Poetry Award 2015 longlist unveiled

A few days ago I mentioned here that there is a poetry festival about to hit Kampala, Uganda in a few weeks. The festival, the…

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Harriet Anena’s A Nation in Labour launches at Writivism Festival 2015

Communications professional Harriet Anena launched her poetry collectionA Nation in Labour at the National Theatre in Kampala at the Writivism Festival 2015 on Saturday afternoon.…

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Joint winners of Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2015 announced

The winners of this years Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2015 with £3000 on offer were announced yesterday. The joint winners are Safia Elhillo and…

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Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2015 shortlistees announced

The Brunel University African Poetry Prize is an annual poetry prize aimed at the development, celebration and promotion of poetry from Africa with a prize…

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