Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi in session with the writers

Controversy ensues as Writivism celebrates fifth year in Gulu, Uganda

Writivism which is celebrating five years hosted a reading in Gulu, Uganda after a workshop featuring young writers from Northern Uganda. The events in Gulu…

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Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Meet the mentors of Writivism 2017

Writivism has unveiled its mentors for 2017. Those mentoring in English will be, Chuma Nwokolo, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, Dami Ajayi, Yewande Omotoso, Tiah Beautement, Tendai…

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Storymoja 2015

The Storymoja Festival 2015 is here!

The Storymoja Festival 2015 is here ladies and gentlemen! The hype and the tweets and the Facebook statuses and Instagram posts and the planning has…

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Writivism Festival 2015 Day 4: Politics, selling books and breaking down language barriers

Saturday in Kampala, Uganda saw the African writing community in the form of Writivism Festival 2015 converging at the city’s National Theatre for a series…

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Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire interviews African authors on This is Africa

Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire will be familiar to readers of this blog as one of the driving forces behind the Writivism initiative. The Writivism initiative aims…

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