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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Namwali Serpell

Caine Prize Workshop 2016 in Zambia concludes

The annual Caine Prize Workshop ended yesterday at the Chaminuka Lodge near Lusaka, Zambia. The participants included previous winners of the Caine Prize, those shortlisted…

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A snapshot of the Time of the Writer 2015

It was all happening at the from when a whole bunch of writers converged at Durban, South Africa on 16-21 March. This bunch of writers…

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A smashing Writivism 2014

The last week saw one of the biggest gatherings of African writers on this continent of ours for a long while as the Writivism Festival…

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Writivism: Zukiswa Wanner, NoViolet Bulawayo, Nii Ayikwei Parkes & Jeniffer Makumbi book signing

Next week all eyes will be on Kampala, Uganda for the Writivism Festival 2014. Many events will be happening at what is gearing up to…

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Youssou N’dour for Etisalat Prize for African Literature 2014 Ceremony

The Etisalat Prize for African literature is set to be announced in Lagos, Nigeria on Sunday with a performance by very famous artist Youssou N’dour.…

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