Kevin Mwachiro, Faith Oneya, and Saba El Lazim Elbasha are the featured writers at “Nairobi | Maps of Exile” at the Coffee Casa, Nairobi on…View More Kevin Mwachiro, Faith Oneya, Saba El Lazim Elbasha for “Nairobi | Maps of Exile” on January 16.
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o was awarded the Catalonia International Prize given by the Catalan government on December 20, 2019. The Catalonia International Prize is given annually,…View More Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o awarded the Catalonia International Prize 2019.
Joe Khamisi’s latest book The Bribery Syndrome: How Multinational Corporations Collude with Dictators to Raid Africa’s Natural Resources was published on Amazon on December 12,…View More Joe Khamisi’s latest book “The Bribery Syndrome” now available on Amazon.
Vivian Onyekachi Ibe was announced the winner of the Quramo Writers’ Prize 2019 for her manuscript What Dreams are Made of in Lagos, Nigeria on…View More Vivian Onyekachi Ibe is Quramo Writers’ Prize 2019 winner.
The Bodies Anthology, the tenth from the Nairobi-based Pan African collective Jalada Africa, launched at the Kioko Mwitiki Gallery, Nairobi on Friday, December 13, 2019.…View More Jalada Africa’s “Bodies Anthology” launches in Nairobi.
The shortlist for the Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2019 was announced by its board chair, Abdilatif Abdalla, on December 15, 2019. The…View More Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2019 shortlist announced.
Kenyan author Henry Ole Kulet was awarded the Elder of the Burning Spear: Second Class at this year’s Independence Day celebrations on December 12, 2019.…View More Henry Ole Kulet gets Kenya’s “Elder of the Burning Spear” national honour
Married couple Gabriel Dinda and Verah Omwocha Dinda launched Questions of My Youth and Diary of the Mahia at the Mbogi Ya Mawriters series at…View More Gabriel Dinda, Verah Omwocha Dinda launch books at Mbogi Ya Mawriters in Nairobi.
Poet Mufasa was the featured artist at the Books and Wine series at the Ki.chen, Senteu Plaza, Nairobi on December 6, 2019. Books and Wine…View More Poet Mufasa featured in Books and Wine series in Nairobi.
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 Old Lion of Africa, the autobiography of Dr Walter Nyamori Masiga, was published on November 7, 2019. It is currently available at all good…View More Dr Walter Nyamori Masiga autobiography “The Old Lion of Africa” out now.
Abdul Adan, Itoro Bassey, and Lutivini Majanja were the first guests at “Nairobi | Maps of Exile,” a new monthly literary salon in Nairobi on…View More “Nairobi | Maps of Exile” literary salon kicks off in Nairobi.
Tsitsi Dangarembga and Thandi Sebe were the final acts at the Artistic Encounters series for 2019 at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi on November 27, 2019. They…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga, Thandi Sebe wrap up Artistic Encounters for 2019.
The scholars selected for the Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 was announced on November 22, 2019. The Morland Writing Scholarships for African Writers, popularly referred to…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2019 scholars announced.
Tsitsi Dangarembga and Thandi Sebe are the last artists of the year to feature in the 2019 Artistic Encounters series at the Goethe-Institut Nairobi on…View More Tsitsi Dangarembga, Thandi Sebe to wrap up Artistic Encounters in 2019 on November 27.