The Feminart Arts and Book Festival 2019 was hosted in venues around Lilongwe, Malawi from November 23-24, 2019. Here is the keynote by the festival…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga: Feminist Survival in Conservative Society. (Feminart Arts and Book Festival keynote)
Nii Ayikwei Parkes was the keynote speaker at the Bare Lit Festival 2018 giving the address at The Albany, London UK on May 27, 2018.…View More Long Read: Nii Ayikwei Parkes keynote address at the Bare Lit Festival 2018.
Judge Bernard Ngoepe gave the annual Robert Sobukwe Lecture 2018 at Sol Plaatje University on May 10, 2018. Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe was a prominent South…View More Long Read: Judge Bernard Ngoepe gives Robert Sobukwe Lecture 2018 at Sol Plaatje University.
Chuma Nwokolo gave a lecture “Superstate Africa: Kenya, Somaliland, and the Ghost of Biafra Past” at the Rift Valley Institute on September 28, 2017 as…View More Long Read: Chuma Nwokolo – Superstate Africa: Kenya, Somaliland, and the Ghost of Biafra Past.
In the second of three interviews that we co-published with Black Letter Media we speak with Osemegbe Aito. Heaven is a busy market and in…View More LONG READ: Short story writer Osemegbe Aito on speculative fiction
Mary Ononokpono won this year’s edition of The Short Story is Dead, Long Live The Short Story! for her story Firewater. Disrupted trajectories characterize the…View More LONG READ: Mary Ononokpono speaks about winning short story prize
In our continuing series on Long Reads for lovers of African literature, we present the keynote address at the Lagos Book and Arts Festival 2017…View More Long Read: Prof Niyi Osundare keynote at Lagos Book and Arts Festival 2017
Zainab Suleiman Okino the Editor-In-Chief of Blueprint Newspapers made a presentation to members of Abuja Writers’ Forum on Saturday, the 28th of October, 2017. We…View More LONG READ: Zainab Suleiman Okino on the challenges of publishing in Northern Nigeria
In the continuation of our new series Friday Reads that we started with Paradise Within By Noo Saro-Wiwa we introduce a new long read. This…View More LONG READ: Man Of God by Sydney Majoko
We Introduce Long Reads a new concept that will feature every Friday here at JamesMurua.com. We start with Noo Saro-Wiwa’s nonfiction offering Paradise Within. Enjoy.…View More LONG READ: Paradise Within By Noo Saro-Wiwa