The shortlist for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020 has been announced today, April 21, 2020. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the…View More Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020 shortlist announced.
Covering the length and breadth of the African continent, here is a list of literary festivals you can attend in 2020. It is regularly updated…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2020.
A snapshot of the Mboka Festival of Arts, Culture and Sport that took place in The Gambia from January 21 – 27, 2019. The third…View More A snapshot of the Mboka Festival 2019.
The Mboka Festival 2019 program has been unveiled. The program features activities with literary players from The Gambia and others from outside the West African…View More The Mboka Festival 2019 program has been unveiled.
Covering the length and breadth of the continent, here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2019. This list is regularly…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2019
Ama Ata Aidoo is set to headline the Mboka Festival 2019. The festival, organised by Camp Africa, Global Hands and SABLE Publications and partners, Yaram…View More Ama Ata Aidoo to headline Mboka Festival 2019.
The Yulisa Amadu Maddy Award in creative writing was launched by founder Nadia Maddy at the Mboka Festival 2018 on January 15, 2018. Yulisa Pat…View More Yulisa Amadu Maddy Award in Creative Writing launched
Festival headliner Linton Kwesi Johnson gave the keynote address of Mboka Festival 2018 at the Gambia College on January 17, 2018 with the topic, “African…View More Linton Kwesi Johnson delivers Mboka Festival 2018 keynote address
Here is a list of African literary festivals you can attend in 2018. 2017 promised and delivered to literary feast of festivals in all corners…View More African Literary Festivals you can attend in 2018
The Mboka Festival 2018 hosted an evening of celebration to honour the life and achievements of Keorapetse Kgositsile, Buchi Emecheta, Dr Raphina Philott Almeida and…View More Mboka Festival 2018 gives tribute to fallen writers
There was an evening of brilliance at the Ebunjan Theatre in Banjul with Linton Kwezi Johnson, Natalia Molebatsi, and Tunde Jegede with performing to an…View More Linton Kwezi Johnson, Natalia Molebatsi, Tunde Jegede rock Mboka Festival 2018
The Mboka Festival of Arts, Culture and Sport more popularly known as the Mboka Festival 2018 kicked off with a ceremony at the Senegambia Hotel…View More Mboka Festival 2018 kicks off in Banjul, Gambia
The literary program for Mboka Festival 2018 has been unveiled. We here at JamesMurua.com have been following the proceedings from Western African country Gambia with…View More Mboka Festival 2018 literary program unveiled
Linton Kwesi Johnson will be the headliner at the Mboka Festival 2018 to be hosted in Banjul, Gambia from January 6-20. The Mboka Festival of…View More Linton Kwesi Johnson to headline Gambia’s Mboka Festival 2018
The Miles Morland Foundation has announced the shortlist of 21 names for the 2017 Morland Writing Scholarships. The Morland Writing Scholarship is an annual award…View More The Miles Morland Scholarship 2017 shortlist announced