The Coretta Scott King Book Awards 2020 were announced in Philadelphia, USA, on June 27, 2020. The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually…View More Coretta Scott King Book Awards 2020 announced.
Jennie Marima’s award-winning children’s book Trio Troubles launched at the Mbogi Ya Mawriters series at the Alliance Francaise, Nairobi on December 5, 2019. The event,…View More Jennie Marima’s children’s book “Trio Troubles” launches in Nairobi.
The winners of the Exclusive Books IBBY SA Awards 2019 were announced in Johannesburg, South Africa on November 12, 2019. International Board on Books for…View More Exclusive Books IBBY SA Award Winners 2019 announced.
The winners of the South African Literary Awards 2019 have been announced in Johannesburg this evening, November 7, 2019. The South African Literary Awards, popularly…View More South African Literary Awards 2019 winners announced in Johannesburg.
Elizabeth Wichenje launched the trilingual books for children Mes Amis and Meine Freunde at the Kenya National Library, Nairobi on November 2, 2019. Elizabeth Wichenje…View More Elizabeth Wichenje launches two books for children in Nairobi.
Deborah Ahenkorah, the executive director of the Golden Baobab Awards’ was announced the winner of the Global Pluralism Award 2019 on October 15, 2019. The…View More Golden Baobab Awards’ Deborah Ahenkorah wins Global Pluralism Award 2019.
Jude Idada was announced the winner of the NLNG Nigeria Prize for Literature 2019 at a ceremony in Abuja, Nigeria on October 11, 2019. The…View More Jude Idada is the NLNG Nigeria Prize for Literature 2019 winner.
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.