Zukiswa Wanner Abu Sense and Shadreck Chikoti

Shadreck Chikoti, Abu Sense blow away Nairobi at Artistic Encounters 2019 opening.

It was a rocking evening at the Goethe Institut in Nairobi as Kenyan actor Abu Sense gave a performance portraying Malawian writer Shadreck Chikoti’s Azotus…

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African Book Festival 2019 guest list.

Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019 guest list unveiled.

The guest list for Berlin’s African Book Festival 2019 has been unveiled. The festival curated by writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga runs from April 4-7,…

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Feminart Arts and Book Festival.

Meet the team running Malawi’s Feminart Arts and Book Festival 2019.

The  Feminart Arts and Book Festival 2019 is set to be hosted in Lilongwe, Malawi from October 11-13. This inaugural edition will be run by a team…

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Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters

Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters 2019 artists announced.

Artists for Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters 2019 have been announced by series creator and curator Zukiswa Wanner. In 2017, the Goethe-Institut introduced Kenyan audiences to…

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Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 longlist announced.

Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 longlist announced.

The Writivism Short Story Prize 2018 longlist was been announced on Tuesday, June 25, 2018. The longlist of ten features writers from Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya,…

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Lupita Nyong'o

Five kickass African novels that need to be made into movies

We need to see these five kickass African novels beloved by many become movies we can all watch at the movies. Those who attended the…

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Shadreck Chikoti’s Imagine Africa 500 anthology out on April 30

The Imagine Africa 500 anthology featuring some of the continent’s leading names in speculative fiction this month. It will make its online debut on April…

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Images from the ‘Imagine Africa 500’ workshop in Malawi

The Story Club is an initiative started by Malawian writer Shadreck Chikoti and launched in Lilongwe, Malawi in December 2013. The Club has organised several…

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