Festivals Nigeria

Is 2022 the last dance for the legendary Ake Arts & Book Festival?

The tenth edition of the Ake Festival happens in Abeokuta, Nigeria on November 22-26, 2022. While announcing the theme, the organisers suggested that this might be the last run of the famous festival. In 2013, the Ake Arts & Book Festival was introduced to the African literary scene by a team in Nigeria led by […]

Awards eSwatini Fiction

Ntsika Kota wins global Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2022.

Ntsika Kota has today been declared the winner of the global prize at the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2022.   The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction in English in the regions of Africa, Asia, Canada and Europe, the Caribbean, and the Pacific. Each of these winners […]