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US NAACP Image Awards 2023 winners announced.

The winners of the NAACP Image Awards 2023 were announced in a virtual ceremony on Tuesday, February 21, 2023. Here are those in the literary categories. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a civil rights organization in the United States aimed at advancing justice for African Americans founded by a […]

Anthologies Nigeria Translation

Olongo Africa celebrates International Mother Tongue Day with anthology.

Olongo Africa celebrated International Mother Tongue Day, February 21, with a new anthology edited by Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún and Olajide Salawu. International Mother Language Day is a worldwide annual observance held on 21 February to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and to promote multilingualism. The day, which was gazetted by UNESCO in 1999, has […]

Festivals Somalia

Mogadishu Book Fair 2023 for May.

The Mogadishu Book Fair 2023, the seventh edition of the festival in the Horn of Africa, will be running in Somalia from May 24 – 26, 2023. The Mogadishu Book Fair was founded by Sheikh Mohamed Diini to promote books, reading, literature, and culture while bringing together authors, scholars, poets, booksellers, publishers, and the Mogadishu […]