Kenyan writer Makena Onjerika is the Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 winner for her short story Fanta Blackcurrant, published in Wasafiri (2017). The ceremony was…View More Makena Onjerika is Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 winner.
Lola Shoneyin’s novel The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Lives returns to stage this June. This adapatation has been written by Rotimi Babatunde and is…View More “The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Lives” is back on stage.
The Ake Festival 2017 kicked off with an opening ceremony to remember. Thursday November 16, 2017 was a special day as it started with the…View More The Ake Arts & Book Festival 2017 opening ceremony
Lola Shoneyin rocked Nairobi, also known as the Green City in the Sun, with events at the Goethe Institut and Prestige Books on June 15…View More Lola Shoneyin rocks the Green City in the Sun (images and video)
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…View More Odafe Atogun debut novel Taduno’s Song launches at Ake Festival 2016
It was a special time on Thursday evening with five African books reimagined by respected performers at the Goethe Nairobi. The performers were Mumbi Kaigwa,…View More African books reimagined at Goethe Nairobi
It’s all happening in Nairobi and Johannesburg as writers converge on their big towns for African literary deliciousness. Last night Niq Mhlongo unleashed his latest…View More African literary deliciousness in Nairobi, Joburg tonight
World Storytelling Day is a global celebration of the art of oral storytelling celebrated every year on (or near) March 20th. This year the day…View More World Storytelling Day 2016 in Nairobi will be epic!
#naija4binyavanga thanks @lolashoneyin thanks @tonikan11 #getwellsoon #binyavangawainana A photo posted by Victor Ehikhamenor (@victorsozaboy) on Nov 28, 2015 at 9:33am PST The Freedom Park…View More Nigerians in solidarity with Binyavanga Wainaina #Naija4Binyavanga
The Ake Arts & Books Festival was hosted in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria from 18-22 November. The festival organised by Lola Shoneyin and her team…View More A snapshot of the Ake Festival 2014 in Nigeria
Nigerian Lola Shoneyin is well known as the writer and poet whose biggest claim to literary fame is her 2009 book, The Secret Lives of…View More Lola Shoneyin on unlocking the African story