Awards Cameroon Fiction

Osvalde Lewat wins Prix Kourouma 2022 in Geneva.

Osvalde Lewat’s Les Aquatiques was announced the winner of Prix Kourouma 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland on May 20, 2022. Ahmadou Kourouma was a legendary Ivorian novelist of many titles including Les Soleils des indépendances (1968), Le diseur de verité (1972), and the most famous Allah n’est pas oblige (2000) which was translated to Allah Is […]

Festivals Kenya

A snapshot of the inaugural Kakamega Book Festival

The first edition of the Kakamega Book Festival, brought to you by the Kakamega Book Club, ran on Saturday, May 21, 2022. The theme was “to celebrate books and their impact on our lives.” The Kakamega Book Club was founded in the western Kenyan town by writer, academic, and broadcaster Egara Kabaji in 2018. Since […]