Lucas Wafula (Kenya), Renee Edwige Dro (Côte d’Ivoire), and Remy Ngamije (Namibia) are the judges for the inaugural edition of the Kendeka Prize for African…View More Kendeka Prize for African Literature 2021 judges announced.
The ninth edition of the Jahazi Journal launched at the Alliance Française, Nairobi on February 24, 2021. You can check out the new edition of…View More Jahazi Volume 9 launches in Nairobi.
Kenyan novelist Henry Ole Kulet passed away after a short illness on February 16, 2021. Henry Ole Kulet is known for his novels which capture…View More Kenyan novelist Henry Ole Kulet has passed away.
Here are five biographies of some of the best African athletes in football, athletics, and gymnastics. The biggest sports stories will always intrigue audiences across…View More Five biographies of some of the best African athletes.
Kinyanjui Kombani was this month’s guest at the Columbia Global Centre Book series for African authors on December 9, 2020. The event was moderated by…View More Kinyanjui Kombani at Columbia Global Centre Nairobi African author series
We bring you updates on the African Book Festival in Germany, the Heroe Book Festival in Kenya, and the Cairo International Book Fair in Egypt.…View More Festivals: African Book Festival, Heroe Book Festival, Cairo International Book Fair.
The One Read App offering for December, Yvonne Adhiambo Owour’s The Dragonfly Sea, was revealed today, December 1, 2020. One Read is a mobile application,…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owour’s “The Dragonfly Sea” for OneRead App in December 2020.
We wrap up book news for our readers in our Book Digest feature. Today our focus is books from Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Sue Nyathi, Ciku…View More Book Digest: Siphiwe Gloria Ndlovu, Sue Nyathi, Ciku Kimeria, Laila Lalami.
Mbogi Ya Mawriters With John Sibi-Okumu featured Kenyan poet Benny Wanjohi at the Alliance Francaise De Nairobi on November 26, 2020. Mbogi Ya Mawriters is…View More Mbogi Ya Mawriters With John Sibi-Okumu features poet Benny Wanjohi.
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor is one of the artists in the DAAD Berlin Artists-in-Resident program 2021 announced on November 25, 2019. The DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program awards…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor is DAAD Berlin Artist-in-Resident 2021.
Howard Meh-Buh Maximus, Kobina Ankomah-Graham, Okwiri Oduor, and Sarah Uheida were announced the winners of the Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 today, November 24, 2020. The…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 winners announced.
Makena Onjerika’s edited anthology Digital Bedbugs was featured at the first physical Mbogi Ya Mawriters event since the onset of Coronavirus at Alliance Francaise Nairobi…View More Makena Onjerika’s “Digital Bedbugs” reboots Mbogi Ya Mawriters.
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor was a guest at the first sneak peek of Kenya’s newest opera Nyanga: Runaway Grandmother in Nairobi on November 6, 2020. Nyanga:…View More Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor lends her voice to Kenya’s newest opera.
The shortlist for the Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 was announced today, October 19, 2020. The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers, popularly referred to as…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2020 shortlist announced.
Today, Sahifa, a new platform for research, journalism, art, and literature, with a strong focus on Eastern African stories has been launched. Sahifa is a…View More Announcing Sahifa, a new platform for research, journalism, art, and literature.