Writers from across the African continent converged on Berlin for the first African Book Festival with Chris Abani as the headliner on April 26-28, 2018.…View More African writers converge for Berlin’s first African Book Festival.
Zukiswa Wanner has unveiled new covers for her novels The Madams, Behind Every Successful Man, Men of The South and London Cape Town Joburg. A…View More Zukiswa Wanner unveils new covers for four novels.
Writer Pede Hollist and actor Hana Kefela are the first to feature at the Goethe-Institut Kenya’s Artistic Encounters 2018. They will be performing at the…View More Pede Hollist, Hana Kefela to kick off Goethe Nairobi’s Artistic Encounters 2018.
The Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017 will take place at the Arts and Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta on November 14-18, 2017. This year’s theme…View More Ama Ata Aidoo for Ake Arts and Book Festival 2017
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)
Etisalat Prize 2015 tour: The Etisalat Prize for Literature 2015 is set to hold a series of literary events in Nairobi from Wednesday, June 15th…View More Etisalat Prize 2015 tour: winner and shortlistees invade 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,…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
Syria is on fire. Between the Syrian government and the terror group ISIS, a human crisis has hit the world, resulting in one of the…View More Sitawa Namwalie speaks on displacement at Goethe Nairobi
Over a year ago, I started writing a column in the literary pages of the Saturday Nation. In that time, the bulk of the emails…View More Why the Writing Workshop – Zukiswa Wanner
World Storytelling Day is an annual celebration of the art of oral storytelling celebrated all over the world on or near March 20th. On this day,…View More World Storytelling Day 2016 marked in Nairobi
There was a huge turnout at the Goethe Institut for the Literary Crossroads event called Quo Vadis Africa: The Power of Words – The Words…View More Images from the Zukiswa Wanner, Panashe Chigumadzi Goethe event
Sankara Communication will let award-winning novelist, short-story writer, 2015 Etisalat Prize for Fiction judge and Saturday Nation columnist Zukiswa Wanner decide that in her bi-monthly…View More SO YOU THINK YOU CAN WRITE FICTION?
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!
The winner of this year’s Bessie Head Short Story Awards 2015 is Donald Molosi his story The Biggest Continent. He gets the first place prize…View More Donald Molosi on winning Bessie Head Short Story Awards.