Mary Ononokpono

Short Story Day Africa Prize 2016 longlist announced

Our good friends who run the Short Story Day Africa Prize have announced their longlist 2016. The twenty writers will have their stories judged by…

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James Odhiambo

Looking forward to the Nairobi International Book Fair 2016

The Nairobi International Book Fair 2016, the 19th annual one, starts today at the Sarit Centre and runs until the 25th September. The Nairobi International…

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Lupita Nyong'o

Five kickass African novels that need to be made into movies

We need to see these five kickass African novels beloved by many become movies we can all watch at the movies. Those who attended the…

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Ukamaka Olisakwe

Residencies galore: Ukamaka Olisakwe, Zukiswa Wanner, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim

African writers like Ukamaka Olisakwe, Zukiswa Wanner, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim and others are currently either in the middle of or headed to residencies galore. “Artist-in-residence…

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