Events Nigeria South Africa

Yewande Omotoso and Jumoke Verissimo star at Literary Crossroads tonight

Author Yewande Omotoso and writer Jumoke Verissimo will be the star attractions at tonight’s Literary Crossroads event at the Goethe Institut in Johannesburg tonight. Their topic of discussion will be Quo Vadis Africa: The Power of Words – The Power of Words? Yewande is famous for her 2011 book Bom Boy (our review) which went onto shortlists […]

Angola Awards

Angolan heartthrob misses out on Man Booker International Prize 2016

Angolan heartthrob José Eduardo Agualusa missed out as Korean Han Kang was announced the winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2016 this year with her book The Vegetarian. The book was translated into English by Deborah Smith. The winner was announced at a grand ceremony last night in London, UK. The Man Booker Prize […]