Literary events across Africa for March 2017

A list of literary events happening across Africa in March 2017.

March 3rd, 2017. Friday.

Event: An evening with Amara Nicole Okolo
Venue: Goethe Lagos
Time: 5pm

Event: Jalada Mobile Literary & Arts Festival 2017, Nairobi Leg
Activities:
Role of Local Language Broadcasters: John Maloba and Nyambura Mutanyi in conversation with Richard Oduor
– Tracing Nairobi’s Benga Beats: Dan Aceda and Bill Odidi in conversation with Anyiko Owoko
Venue: Goethe Institut.
Time: 6pm
Price: Free

March 4th, 2017. Saturday

Event: Jalada Mobile Literary & Arts Festival 2017, Nairobi Leg
Activity: The Upright Man revolution
Venue: Kenya National Theatre
Time: 5-9pm
Price: Kshs1,000

March 5th, 2017. Sunday

Event: Jalada Mobile Literary & Arts Festival 2017, Nairobi Leg
Activities: Jalada Festival Street Showcase: street dance, street poetry, mchongoano.
Venue: Aga Khan Walk
Time: 2-5pm
Price: Free

March 6th, 2017. Monday

Bibi Bakare-Yusuf
Bibi Bakare-Yusuf

Event: Uganda International Writers Conference 2017
Venue: Kampala, Uganda
Dates: 6-8th March 2017.

March 7th 2017, Tuesday

Event: Jalada Mobile Literary & Arts Festival 2017, Nakuru Leg
Venue: Nakuru, Kenya.

March 9th 2017, Thursday

Panashe Chigumadzi in conversation with Fred Khumalo and Folu Agoi
Panashe Chigumadzi in conversation with Fred Khumalo and Folu Agoi

Literary Crossroads: Panashe Chigumadzi in conversation with Fred Khumalo and Folu Agoi.
Topic: The course of history and its inflicted casualties – the struggle of the individual for autonomy and survival and its depiction in contemporary African literature.
When: 19H00
Where: Goethe-Institut, Johannesburg Free entry!

Leye Adenle
Leye Adenle

Event: Leye Adenle launches Easy Motion Tourist
Venue: 71 Roeland Street Cape Town , South Africa
Time: 5:30 pm

Event: Jalada Mobile Literary & Arts Festival 2017, Kisumu Leg,
Venue: Kisumu, Kenya.
March 11th, 2017. Saturday.

Thabiso Mahlape
Thabiso Mahlape

Event: Writers Masterclass with Thabiso Mahlape
Venue: Aquanzi Lodge, Chatwell North, Johnnesburg, South Africa
Time: 9am – 3pm

Event: Jalada Mobile Literary & Arts Festival 2017, Kampala Leg

March 13th, 2017. Monday

Zakes Mda
Zakes Mda

Event: Time of the Writer
Venue: Durban, South Africa
Dates: March 13-18

The Kofi Awonoor Wavelet in Accra

Event: The Kofi Awonoor Wavelet- AN evening of poetry readings and performances.
Venue: University of Ghana, Accra.
Time: 6pm.

March 14th, 2017. Tuesday

Event: Jalada Mobile Literary & Arts Festival 2017, Kabale Leg
Venue: Kabale, Uganda

March 15th, 2017. Wednesday

Event: Jalada Mobile Literary & Arts Festival 2017, Goma Leg
Venue: Goma, DR Congo

March 16th, 2017. Thursday

Artistic Encounters Koleka Putuma Victor Ehikhamenor

Event: Artistic Encounters featuring Victor Ehikhamenor and Koleka Putuma.
Venue: Goethe Institut
Entrance: Free

March 18th, 2017. Friday

Event: Etisalat shortlisted writers Nairobi tour  (THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)
Venue: Pawa254
Time: 6pm
Entrance: Free

Jalada Mobile Festival in Kigali, Rwanda.

Event: Jalada Mobile Literary & Arts Festival 2017, Kigali Leg
Venue: Kigali, Rwanda

March 21st, 2017. Tuesday

Event: Jalada Mobile Literary & Arts Festival 2017, Mwanza Leg
Venue: Mwanza, Tanzania

March 23rd, 2017. Thursday.

Event: Jalada Mobile Literary & Arts Festival 2017, Arusha Leg
Venue: Arusha, Tanzania.

Event: Alexandria Book Fair 2017
Venue: Alexandria, Egypt
Dates: 23 March to 4 April 2017.

March 24th, 2017. Friday

Event: Tunis International Book Fair 2017
Venue: Tunis, Tunisia
Dates: 24th March to 2nd April 2017

March 25th, 2017. Saturday.

Butali House presents our stories our writers masterclass in Lusaka, Zambia

Event: Our Stories, Our writers Master Class
Venue: 
Cresta Golfview Hotel, Lusaka, Zambia
Time: 4pm
Cost: K100 (includes lunch and snacks)

Buchi Emecheta
Buchi Emecheta

Event: Buchi Emecheta tribute
Venue: Terra Kulture, Lagos
Time: 1pm

Event: Jalada Mobile Literary & Arts Festival 2017, Dar es Salaam leg
Venue: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

March 28th, 2017. Tuesday.

Event: Jalada Mobile Literary & Arts Festival 2017, Zanzibar Leg
Venue: Arusha, Tanzania.

March 31st, 2017. Friday.

Event: Jalada Mobile Literary & Arts Festival 2017, Mombasa Leg
Venue: Mombasa, Kenya.

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