The Margaret Busby New Daughters of Africa Award.

The Margaret Busby New Daughters of Africa Award will be presented at the launch of the new anthology. New Daughters of Africa edited by Margaret Busby showcases the work of more than 200 women writers of African descent from across the globe. The anthology includes memoir, short stories, speeches, novel extracts, poetry, and journalism to […]

Festivals South Africa

South Africa’s Time of the Writer 2019 guest list unveiled.

The guest list for the Time of the Writer 2019, running from March 12-16 in Durban, South Africa has been announced. The Time of the Writer, organised by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts, is set to make its way back to the coastal town of Durban, South Africa this March. The literary […]

Awards Zimbabwe

Sue Nyathi nominated for Zimbabwe Achievers Awards 2019.

Sue Nyathi has been nominated for the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards 2019 in the author/writer category. The other four nominated are Thulisile Mashazi, Nomakhosazana Ndlovu, Sphetheni Ncube, and Ronald Muringai. The Zimbabwe Achievers Awards is a celebration of talent, art, business, expression, and achievement in the Zimbabwean community. The awards recognise the best in Zimbabwean achievement […]

Events Kenya

Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, Mukoma Wa Ngugi in “Duel on the Ridges.”

Ngugi Wa Thiong’o and Mukoma Wa Ngugi were the two players in the Dr Joyce Nyairo moderated “Duel on the Ridges” at the St Pauls University on February 19, 2019. It’s been a Ngugi family month here in Kenya over the month of February. Ngugi Wa Thiong’o the family patriarch was in town promoting his […]