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Safal-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2022 shortlist announced

The shortlisted manuscripts of the Safal-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature have been announced today, Tuesday, January 10, 2022. The Safal Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature, formerly the Mabati-Cornell Prize, recognises writing in poetry and prose in the Kiswahili language. It is supported by Safal Group, through its subsidiaries Mabati Rolling Mills of Kenya […]

Awards Fiction Trinidad and Tobago

Rashad Hosein wins NGC Bocas Youth Writer Award 2022

Rashad Hosein was declared the winner of the NGC Bocas Youth Writer Award 2022 at The Writer’s Centre, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday, January 7, 2023. The NGC Bocas Youth Writer Award, created by the Bocas Lit Fest and sponsored by the National Gas Company, identifies and celebrates young writers in Trinidad […]

Advocacy Awards Kenya

Micere Mugo feted at Human Rights Defenders Awards 2022.

Micere Mugo received her Human Rights Defenders Award 2022 at a ceremony at the Kenya National Theatre, Nairobi on Friday, January 6, 2023. Human Rights Defenders Awards are given to men and women who have demonstrated courage and impact in the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms. The awards are presented in […]