Zakes Mda

Zakes Mda and Greg Marinovich win Sunday Times Literary Awards 2017

Zakes Mda and Greg Marinovich are the winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards 2017. The Sunday Times Literary Awards are composed of two awards,…

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Bongani Madondo, Yewande Omotoso, and Nthikeng Mohlele

Madondo, Omotoso, Mohlele make University of Johannesburg Prize 2016 shortlist

The University of Johannesburg Prize  2016 for South African Writing in English has announced their shortlist for the year. The list includes names like Bongani…

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Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction 2017 goes continental

The Koffi Addo Writivism Prize for Creative Non Fiction 2017 has made its second call out for submissions. This year, as opposed to the first…

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Channels Book Club unveils their top 20 Nigerian Books of 2016

Channels Book Club unveils their top 20 Nigerian Books of 2016

Channels Book Club, one of the few TV shows on the continent dedicated to books, have unveiled their top 20 Nigerian Books of 2016. Some…

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Panashe Chigumadzi

South African Literary Awards 2016 shortlists announced

The writers in the running for the 2016 South African Literary Awards 2016 were announced on 7th October 2016. The South African Literary Awards which…

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NIcholas Githuku

Nicholas Githuku launches new book Mau Mau Crucible

Kenyan historian Nicholas Githuku launched his new book Mau Mau Crucible: Statehood, National Identity, and Politics of Post Colonial Kenya at the Goethe Institut, Nairobi…

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Dr Henry Chakava turns 70 with epic book launch

Legendary Kenyan publisher Henry Chakava celebrated his 70th birthday with the launch of the book Coming of Age: Strides in African Publishing at the Royal…

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