Botswana Festivals Theatre Tributes Uganda

Donald Molosi’s moving Philly Lutaaya play #WritivismFestival2015

Ugandan superstar singer Philly Lutaaya was introduced to many of us in a documentary Alone in which he shares his experience as a man suffering from Aids in 1990. I watched the documentary of the man who had died in 1989 as a teenager in Nairobi and I have to say that it affected me […]

Festivals Launches Poetry Uganda

Harriet Anena’s A Nation in Labour launches at Writivism Festival 2015

Communications professional Harriet Anena launched her poetry collectionA Nation in Labour at the National Theatre in Kampala at the Writivism Festival 2015 on Saturday afternoon. The event was moderated by Jagero Oduor and introduced by Richard Ali with Prof Laban Erapu and Rachel Zadok joining in the conversation. Zadok was the 2014 Writivism mentor for […]

Awards Festivals Nigeria Uganda

Pemi Aguda Wins Writivism Short Story Prize 2015

Nigeria writer Pemi Aguda is the winner of the Writivism Short Story 2015 for her story, Caterer, Caterer. The writer was announced at a ceremony at the National Theatre in Kampala on Sunday evening. The evening, which was emceed by Writivism board member and recently announced Etisalat judge Zukiswa Wanner, had a series of activities […]