Fiction Launches New Books South Africa

Nokuthula Mazibuko Msimang’s “The Daughters of Nandi” Johannesburg pre-launch.

Nokuthula Mazibuko Msimang’s debut novel The Daughters of Nandi, published by Paivapo Publishers, debuted in Johannesburg, South Africa on December 4, 2021. Nokuthula Mazibuko Msimang is a South African writer, academic, producer and broadcaster who has published the following books for young readers: In the Fast Lane (2003, New Africa Books); A Mozambican Summer (2005, […]

Distribution Fiction Ghana Nigeria

Bisi Adjapon’s “The Teller Of Secrets” for One Read in December 2021

Bisi Adjapon’s novel The Teller Of Secretswas revealed to be the One Read Africa offering for December 2021 on December 10, 2021. One Read is a mobile application, brought to you by Nigeria’s Sterling Bank and Ouida Books, aimed at promoting writers, publishers and other players in the African book industry to create a community […]

Festivals Germany South Africa

Lidudumalingani to curate Berlin’s African Book Festival 2022.

Lidudumalingani has today been revealed to be the curator of the African Book Festival 2022 which runs in Berlin, Germany from August 26-28, 2022. The festival theme is “Yesterday. Today. Tomorrow” Since 2018, writers from across Africa and the African diaspora have converged on Germany’s capital for the annual African Book Festival. The festival in […]

Awards DR Congo Fiction

Fiston Mwanza Mujila wins Le Prix Les Afriques 2021.

Fiston Mwanza Mujila’s novel Le Danse du Vilain was declared the winner of Le Prix Les Afriques 2021 on Friday, December 10, 2021. Prix Les Afriques is awarded annually to an African or writer of African descent who has written fiction highlighting a human, societal, ideological, political, cultural, economic or historical issue related to Africa […]