Gratitude Fisher

Sibongile Fisher wins Short Story Day Africa Prize 2016

Sibongile Fisher is the winner of the 2016 Short Story Day Africa Prize for Short Fiction for her story A Door Ajar. TJ Benson was…

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Dayo Forster

Morland Writing Scholarship 2016 Shortlist announced

The Miles Morland Foundation has announced the shortlist for the 2016 Morland Writing Scholarships. Of the twenty-two names, eleven are from Nigeria, four from South…

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José Eduardo Agualusa

Six Africans make the Dublin International Literary Award 2017 longlist

Five Africans Mia Couto, Kamel Daoud, Yasmina Khadra, Chigozie Obioma, José Eduardo Agualusa, and Alaa Al Aswany made the Dublin International Literary Award 2017 longlist…

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Patrick Okigbo, Kinna Likimani, Hellon Habila, Aisha Osori and Panashe Chigumadzi

Authors and books at the Ake Arts and Book Festival 2016

It was a special time in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria as the Ake Arts and Book Festival rolled into town from 15-19th November 2016. The…

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Lori-Ann Preston and Vennessa Scholtz

The Golden Baobab Prize 2016 winners announced in Ghana

Lori-Ann Preston and Vennessa Scholtz are the winners of the seventh edition of the Golden Baobab Prize 2016 announced in Accra Ghana November 22nd 2016.…

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Ngugi Wa Thiongo, Odafe Atogun, Lola Shoneyin, and Dr Olaokun Soyinka

Odafe Atogun debut novel Taduno’s Song launches at Ake Festival 2016

Odafe Atogun’s debut novel Taduno’s Song launched at the Ake Festival with eminent personalities including Ngugi Wa Thiong’o attending on Friday November 18th, 2016. The…

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