Minalisa Chiamaka

Five poets for Ibadan Poetry Foundation 2016 Residency

Five poets all from Nigeria will be attending the Ibadan Poetry Foundation 2016 Residency. They are Lydia Ibinike Osinowo, Winifred Binogun, Akwu Sunday Victor, Minalisa…

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Maimouna Jallow at Storymoja Ghana

A snapshot of the Storymoja Ghana Festival 2016

The Storymoja Ghana Festival 2016 was hosted at the W.E.B. Dubois Centre in Accra, Ghana from 21-25 September 2015. We were there when the Storymoja…

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Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Ngugi Wa Thiong’o to headline action packed Ake Festival 2016

Ngugi Wa Thiong’o will be the headline guest at this year’s edition of Ake Festival 2016. Ngugi, who will sit in conversation with Okey Ndibe…

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Bassey Ikpi

Bassey Ikpi, Ngwatilo Mawiyoo for Poetry Africa festival 2016

Bassey Ikpi and Ngwatilo Mawiyoo join some of the best poets on the continent for 20th edition of Poetry Africa festival in Durban, South Africa…

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John Habwe and Ng'ang'a Mbugua

Ng’ang’a Mbugua and John Habwe win Wahome Mutahi Literary Prize 2016

Ng’ang’a Mbugua and John Habwe are the winners of the Wahome Mutahi Literary Prize 2016. The two writers who won in the English and Swahili…

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