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.
Nigerian Prize for Literature 2017 winner Ikeogu Oke has passed on. The poet died from a short illness on Sunday, November 26, 2018. Nigerian poet…View More Nigerian Prize for Literature 2017 winner Ikeogu Oke has passed on.
The late Prof Chris Wanjala was honoured by the artistic community with a colourful event at the Kenya National Theatre in Nairobi on Monday October…View More Kenyans honour Prof Chris Wanjala in Nairobi.
Kenyan academic, writer, and editor Chris Wanjala has passed on. Prof Wanjala who was the chairman of the Book Development Council of Kenya died on…View More Kenyan academic and writer Chris Wanjala has passed on.
Luka Mwango has passed on. The Zambian was a performance poet signed to Bittersweet Poetry Zambia, the author of Twisted and Perdition, and a novice…View More Zambian poet and writer Luka Mwango has passed on.
Poet, academic and diplomat David Rubadiri has passed on. The Malawian’s family announced that he had moved to the ancestral plane on September 15, 2018.…View More Malawian poet, academic and diplomat David Rubadiri has passed on.
Egyptian author Ahmed Khaled Tawfik who wrote more than 200 novels died Monday April 3, 2018. The popular author died in the northern city of…View More Egyptian novelist Ahmed Khaled Tawfik has passed on
Joel Benjamin Nevender aka Joel B Ntwantwa, one of the most respected young writers and poets from Uganda, passed away on February 11, 2018 due…View More Ugandan poet and writer Joel Benjamin Nevender has passed on
Egyptian high-profile novelist, journalist, and scenarist Sabri Moussa passed away after a battle with disease، at the age of 89 on January 18, 2018. Sabri…View More Egyptian Novelist Sabri Moussa has passed on
Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile was given a state funeral at the Heroes Acre, West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg, South Africa on January 16, 2018. There were…View More Soyinka, Aidoo, Ngugi give tributes to Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile
The Mboka Festival 2018 hosted an evening of celebration to honour the life and achievements of Keorapetse Kgositsile, Buchi Emecheta, Dr Raphina Philott Almeida and…View More Mboka Festival 2018 gives tribute to fallen writers
South African poet and struggle icon Keorapetse Kgositsile, popularly known as “Bra Willie”, has passed on at the age 79. Kgositsile was the South African…View More South African poet and struggle icon Keorapetse Kgositsile has passed on
Legendary Egyptian Novelist and Publisher Mekkawi Said has passed on. His first book was a collection of short stories, Running after Light, was published in…View More Egyptian Novelist and Publisher Mekkawi Said has passed on
The Algerian novelist and poet Dihia Louiz (also Dihya Lwiz, whose given name was Louiza Aouzelleg) died on Friday, following an illness. The 32-year-old author,…View More Algerian Author Dihia Louiz Dies at 32
Ghanaian author of short stories and speculative fiction Kojo Laing passed on April 20, 2017. Kojo Laing, born as Bernard Kojo Laing in 1946, is…View More African writers mourn Ghanaian author Kojo Laing