Awards Fiction Nigeria

Elnathan John’s “Né un Mardi” is Prix Les Afriques 2019 winner.

Elnathan John was announced the Prix Les Afriques 2019 winner for Né un Mardi, the French translation of his novel Born On A Tuesday, on June 21, 2019. Prix Les Afriques was created by the association La Cene Littéraire which was founded by Swiss lawyer Ngoãn Beti. It is awarded annually to an African or […]

Kenya Poetry

Ngwatilo Mawiyoo, Tomeletso Sereetsi for Goethe’s Artistic Encounters on June 26.

Ngwatilo Mawiyoo and Tomeletso Sereetsi are the featured artists at the Artistic Encounters series at the Goethe-Institut in Nairobi on June 26, 2019. The evening will be conducted by series creator Zukiswa Wanner. In Artistic Encounters, two artists of different genres meet and create an art experience of their combined work then share it with […]

Festivals Kenya Publishers

A snapshot of the International Publishers Association seminar in Nairobi in June 2019.

The International Publishers Association hosted a major seminar in Nairobi, Kenya from June 14-15, 2019. The theme was “Realising Africa’s Potential as a Global Publishing Leader in the 21st century.” The International Publishers Association (IPA), founded in 1896, is the world’s largest federation of national, regional and specialist publishers’ associations. Its membership comprises of 81 […]