The AfriCAN Author Awards 2019 winners were announced in Johannesburg, South Africa on July 31, 2019. AfriCAN Child Your Time Is Now was established by…View More AfriCAN Author Awards 2019 announced in Johannesburg, South Africa.
New publishing outfit Accord Literary is looking for submissions of children’s fiction from African writers. Accord Literary is a partnership formed by Deborah Ahenkorah and…View More Submissions sought for African children’s fiction from Accord Literary
Lupita Nyong’o debut children’s book Sulwe will be available for kids on October 1, 2019. Lupita Nyong’o is one of the most recognisable names in…View More Lupita Nyong’o debut children’s book “Sulwe” out in October.
Acan Innocent Immaculate’s children’s book The Pearl Trotters in Black, Yellow, Red launched in Mbarara and Kampala, Uganda on April 13 and 19, 2019. Acan…View More Acan Innocent Immaculate’s “The Pearl Trotters in Black, Yellow, Red” launches.
Refiloe Moahloli’s newest offering for her legion of children books readers Yes Yanga! was presented at the Cricket South Africa offices in Johannesburg on April…View More Refiloe Moahloli’s new book ‘Yes Yanga!’ launches in Johannesburg.
Acan Innocent Immaculate’s The Pearl Trotters in Black, Yellow, Red published by Sooo Many Stories is set to make its debut on April 19, 2019.…View More Acan Innocent Immaculate’s “The Pearl Trotters in Black, Yellow, Red” for April.
Zukiswa Wanner’s newest title Africa (A True Book: The Seven Continents) is now available. It will be the South African author’s third children’s book. Zukiswa…View More Zukiswa Wanner’s “Africa (A True Book: The Seven Continents)” now available.
The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist was announced on December 16, 2018. No finalist will be awarded this year. The Golden Baobab Prize, established in…View More Golden Baobab Prize 2018 shortlist announced; no official winner awarded.
Ugandan publisher and literary advocacy organisation Sooo Many Stories has opened a children’s library in Bugolobi, Uganda. Sooo Many Stories was introduced to many followers…View More Sooo Many Stories opens Children’s Library in Uganda.
The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist has been announced today on December 7, 2018. The longlist features twelve African children’s authors and illustrators from six…View More Golden Baobab Prize 2018 longlist announced.
The Golden Baobab Prize 2018 judges were announced on November 15, 2018. They are Akoss Ofori-Mensah, Kathy Knowles, Daphne Lee, Sarah Odedina, Akua Peprah, and…View More Golden Baobab Prize 2018 judges announced.
Ugandan publishing house Sooo Many Stories has made a callout for children’s literature. The callout is only for those who come from Uganda. Sooo Many…View More Callout: Sooo Many Stories seeks your children’s literature (Uganda only)
The Day of the African Child 2018, celebrated annually on June 16, was this year marked with song and dance led by Nairobi based “Time…View More Day of the African Child 2018 celebrated by Nairobi based “Time Out.”
Ghanaian writer, Portia Dery is the Africana Book Award 2018 winner for Grandma’s List. The book was illustrated by South African artist Toby Newsome. The…View More Portia Dery is Africana Book Award 2018 winner for Grandma’s List.
The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Africa Region Conference will happen in Kampala, Uganda from 22nd -24th August 2017. The conference theme…View More The IBBY Africa Region Conference set for Kampala in August 2017