Advocacy Egypt

Nawal El Saadawi needs our help. Do your thing Internet.

Nawal El Saadawi is in a critical state after complications with simple eye surgery and needs our help. Nawal El Saadawi is one of the most prolific writers to ever walk on the planet. The Egyptian writer who writes in Arabic has dozens of novels, short story collections, plays, and memoirs. The most famous of […]

Anthologies Awards Nigeria

Leye Adenle, Mukoma Wa Ngugi to judge Nigeria’s Syncity NG anthology. (Nigeria only)

Leye Adenle and Mukoma Wa Ngugi are the judges for a new anthology by Nigerian literary blog Syncity NG. Syncity NG founded by Mystique Syn Osuchukwu is a platform that showcases the best of African literature to the world. It started off as a regular multi-topic blog but embraced literature as their niche in February […]

Kiswahili New Books Tanzania

Ali Hilal Ali’s “Mmeza Fupa” out in time for Mabati Cornell Prize 2018 ceremony.

Ali Hilal Ali’s Mabati Cornell Prize 2017 award-winning novel Mmeza Fupa is now available for your reading pleasure in time for Mabati Cornell Prize 2018 ceremony. The Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature is awarded annually to the best-unpublished manuscripts, or books in Kiswahili of fiction, poetry and memoir, and graphic novels. Winning entries in […]