Ake Festival 2017 on YouTube

Book Buzz Foundation posts up Ake Festival 2017 interviews

The Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017 was hosted in Abeokuta, Nigera from November 14-17, 2017. The Book Buzz Foundation, the festival organisers, have posted…

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Raïssa Kamaliza

Raïssa Kamaliza wins Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016

Raïssa Kamaliza is the winner of the The Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016 announced at a ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda on March 18, 2017.…

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huza press shortlist 2016

Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016 Shortlist unveiled

The Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016 shortlist was announced on February 28, 2017. The good people at Huza Press Prize for Fiction 2016 have…

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Prof Tumi Khumalo, Lesego Rampolokeng, Moagi Modise, Sabata-mpho Mokae, and Zukiswa Wanner

Lesego Rampolokeng, Zukiswa Wanner feature at Sol Plaatje University Summer School

Lesego Rampolokeng, Zukiswa Wanner, and Moagi Modise were the featured guest lecturers at Sol Plaatje Summer Writing School that happened from January 9 – 13,…

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Petina Gappah

African writers threaten City of Durban with lawsuit

Professionals in the literary industry are up in arms against the City of Durban for lack of payment for the ARTiculate Africa festival 2017. The…

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Patrick Okigbo, Kinna Likimani, Hellon Habila, Aisha Osori and Panashe Chigumadzi

Authors and books at the Ake Arts and Book Festival 2016

It was a special time in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria as the Ake Arts and Book Festival rolled into town from 15-19th November 2016. The…

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Abantu Book Festival 2016 announces confirmed guests

The Abantu Festival 2016 set for 06 – 10 December in Soweto, South Africa have announced some of their guests and the lineup is epic.…

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Ukamaka Olisakwe

Residencies galore: Ukamaka Olisakwe, Zukiswa Wanner, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim

African writers like Ukamaka Olisakwe, Zukiswa Wanner, Abubakar Adam Ibrahim and others are currently either in the middle of or headed to residencies galore. “Artist-in-residence…

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Zukiswa Wanner, Penny Busetto, Opeyemi Lawal, Dr Wandia Njoya and Fiston Mwanza Mujila

Fiston Mwanza Mujila and Penny Busetto dazzle at Etisalat Prize 2015 Nairobi tour

Etisalat Prize 2015 winner Fiston Mwanza Mujila and shortlistee Penny Busetto dazzled as they featured at a variety of Nairobi spaces Etisalat Prize 2015 Nairobi…

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