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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Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist .

Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist announced; no official winner awarded.

The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist was announced on December 16, 2018. No finalist will be awarded this year. The Golden Baobab Prize, established in…

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Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist announced.

Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist announced.

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…

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Leila Aboulela

Leila Aboulela for International African Women Writers’ Symposium 2018.

The International African Women Writers’ Symposium 2018 is set to happen in venues in Johannesburg, South Africa from 29 November to 6 December. Among the…

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Reimagined storytelling festival 2018

Re-Imagined Storytelling Festival 2018 for Nairobi this December.

The Re-Imagined Storytelling Festival 2018 will be hosted at the Alliance Française, Nairobi on December 15, 2018. In 2017 Positively African, a Nairobi based organization…

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Shan Bartley, Yewande Omotoso, Zukiswa Wanner, and Sitawa Namwalie. Photo/Julian Manjahi, Goethe Institut.

Sitawa Namwalie, Shan Bartley, Yewande Omotoso rock final Artistic Encounters.

Sitawa Namwalie, Shan Bartley, and Yewande Omotoso were the final artists to feature at “Artistic Encounters” at the Goethe-Institut Kenya on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.…

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Three Africans on Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist.

Three Africans on Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist.

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀, Zinzi Clemmons, and Omar El Akkad are the three Africans on the Dublin International Literary Award 2019 longlist announced on November 19, 2018.…

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A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.

A snapshot of Poetry Africa 2018.

Poetry Africa 2018 was hosted at venues in Durban, South Africa from October 15-20, 2018. Here is a snapshot of events that went down on…

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Sitawa Nawalie, Yewande Omotoso, Shan Bartley for Artistic Encounters in November.

Sitawa Nawalie, Yewande Omotoso, Shan Bartley for Artistic Encounters in November.

Sitawa Nawalie, Yewande Omotoso, and Shan Bartley are set to feature at this month’s edition of the Artistic Encounters at Goethe Institut Nairobi on Wednesday,…

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