South African Literary Awards 2015 nominees announced

Celebrating 10 years of growth and exhilarating success, the South African Literary Awards (SALA) will honour over 10 South African authors at a celebratory awards…

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Sevhage Literary Festival 2015 for Makurdi, Nigeria

Another day, another African literary festival. This time round the host is Makurdi the capital of the state Benue in Nigeria and the festival is…

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African Writers Trust (AWT) workshop participants announced

The African Writers Trust (AWT) has announced the writers who have qualified for the third Editorial and Publishing Training workshop take place in Kampala, Uganda…

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Chigozie Obioma takes FT/Oppenheimer Funds Emerging Voices Fiction Award 2015

Its official ladies. Nigerian writer Chigozie Obioma’s novel The Fishermen is the winner of the inaugural FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Fiction Award. Obioma beat other worthy…

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Dr Robert Ouko Memorial Library is Kenya’s best library in 2015

The sixth edition of the 2015 Maktaba Awards, which recognises Kenya’s best libraries, was held at the Nairobi National Museum on Tuesday Evening. Libraries are…

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