Makena Onjerika wins the Caine Prize 2018.

Makena Onjerika is Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 winner.

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…

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Ake Festival 2017 opening ceremony

The Ake Arts & Book Festival 2017 opening ceremony

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…

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Ngugi Wa Thiongo, Odafe Atogun, Lola Shoneyin, and Dr Olaokun Soyinka

Odafe Atogun debut novel Taduno’s Song launches at Ake Festival 2016

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…

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African books reimagined at Goethe Nairobi

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,…

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African literary deliciousness in Nairobi, Joburg tonight

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…

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World Storytelling Day 2016 in Nairobi will be epic!

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…

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