Festivals South Africa

Abantu Book Festival 2019 makes annual appeal for support.

The Abantu Book Festival 2019 has started its run for fundraising with its annual appeal for support from the abantu. The Abantu Book Festival in 2018 was bigger and better than previous years with Black people in South Africa getting their safe space to commune at the festival venues of the Eyethu Lifestyle Centre and […]

New Books Nigeria Nonfiction

Elnathan John‘s “Be(com)ing Nigerian: A Guide” out on February 6.

Elnathan John newest nonfiction book Be(com)ing Nigerian: A Guide makes its official debut on February 6, 2019. Elnathan John is a Nigerian novelist, satirist, and lawyer whose fiction was shortlisted twice for the Caine Prize for African Writing in 2013 and 2015. His debut novel, Born on a Tuesday, a coming of age novel about […]

Awards Ghana

Celestine Nudanu, Brooke C. Obie are Accra International Book Festival Awards 2018 winners.

Celestine Nudanu and Brooke C. Obie are the winners of the Accra International Book Festival Awards 2018 announced on January 9, 2019. The Accra International Book Festival Awards is an initiative alongside the Accra International Book Fair. The awards in their first year were open to writers of any nationality writing in English and French […]