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Yewande Omotoso, Ayobami Adebayo make Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction 2017 longlist

Yewande Omotoso and Ayobami Adebayo are on the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction 2017 longlist that has been announced on the International Day for Women.…

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Prof Laban Erapu, Louise Umutoni Elone Natumanya, Regina Asinde, and Precious Kemigisha

Kemigisha, Asinde, Prof Erapu, Umutoni talk about the current state of African publishing

  Precious Kemigisha, Regina Asinde, Prof Laban Erapu, Louise Umutoni talked about the current state of African publishing at the Uganda International Writers Conference 2017.…

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Rosebell Kagumiire, Nyana Kakoma, Elone Natumanya and Zaahida Nabagereka

Kagumiire, Kakoma and Nabagereka kick off Uganda International Writers Conference 2017

Rosebell Kagumiire, Nyana Kakoma and Zaahida Nabagereka were the first panellists at the Uganda International Writers Conference 2017 in Kampala, Uganda. They were moderated by…

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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…

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Zakes Mda

20th Time of the Writer International Festival set for Durban, South Africa

The 20th Time of the Writer International Festival set to take place in Durban, South Africa from 13 – 18 March 2017. The Festival theme…

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huza press shortlist 2016

Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016 Shortlist unveiled

The Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016 shortlist was announced on February 28, 2017. The good people at Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016 have…

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Bengono Essola Edouard. Photo/Nchanji Melvin

Bakwa Short Story Competition 2017 winner announced

Bengono Essola Edouard. Photo/Nchanji Melvin Bengono Essola Edouard is the winner of the Bakwa Short Story Competition 2017. Bakwa magazine, the leading online literary and…

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A snapshot of The Gambia’s Mboka Festival 2017

The first Mboka Festival of Arts, Culture and Sport took place in The Gambia from 7 – 17 January 2017. The guest headliner for the…

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