Raïssa Kamaliza

Raïssa Kamaliza wins Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016

Raïssa Kamaliza is the winner of the The Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016 announced at a ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda on March 18, 2017.…

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Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2017 shortlist announced

Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2017 shortlist announced

Ten poets have made the Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2017 shortlist announced today. The Brunel International African Poetry Prize launched in 2012 is a…

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Imbolo Mbue

Umutoni, Mbue, Shire, Gyasi, Okorafor make OkayAfrica’s 100 Women list.

Nnedi Okorafor, Louise Umutoni, Imbolo Mbue, Warsan Shire, Yaa Gyasi, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Okwiri Oduor made OkayAfrica’s 100 Women list. OkayAfrica is a popular…

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Dr Bibi Bakare-Yusuf

Dr Bibi Bakare-Yusuf gives keynote address at Uganda International Writers Conference 2017

Dr Bibi Bakare-Yusuf gave the keynote address at the Uganda International Writers Conference 2017 on March 6th in Kampala. Bibi the co-founder and publishing director…

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Gcina Mhlophe

South Africa Children’s Book Fair 2017 set to rock Jozi

The South Africa Children’s Book Fair 2017 is set to happen at the Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg in Johannesburg from June 15-18, 2017. Some of…

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Sister Dominica Dipio, Peace Twino Kyamureku, Charles Batambuze, Barbara Oketta, and Hilda Twongyeirwe

Richard Ali’s view of the Jalada Mobile Festival 2017 in Kampala

The Jalada Mobile Festival has been visiting cities around East Africa bringing its unique view of the African literary scene on its festival bus. RICHARD…

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