The longlists for the African Writers Awards 2020 were announced on September 28, 2020. The African Writers Awards were conceived by the African Writers Development…View More African Writers Awards 2020 longlists announced.
The shortlist for the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2020 announced today, May 19, 2020, features Erica Sugo Anyadike, Chikodili Emelumadu, Jowhor Ile, Rémy…View More AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2020 shortlist announced.
The winners of the Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2019 announced in Nairobi on February 27, 2020, are Moh’d Khamisi Songoro for poetry…View More Moh’d Khamisi Songoro, Lello Mmassy win Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2019.
Tanzanian novelist, poet, and scholar Euphrase Kezilahabi passed away on Thursday, January 9, 2020. Euphrase Kezilahabi was born on April 13, 1944, in Ukerewe, Tanganyika…View More Tanzanian novelist, poet, and scholar Euphrase Kezilahabi has passed on.
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.
Ali Hilal Ali had a reading of his novel Mmeza Fupa at the Soma Book Café in Dar es Salaam on July 27, 2019. Ali…View More Ali Hilal Ali reads “Mmeza Fupa” at Soma Cafe, Dar es Salaam.
The Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist has been announced today, April 10, 2019. The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded annually for the best…View More Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist announced.
Tanzania’s Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan was the guest of honour as the Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2018 winners Zainab Alwi Baharoon and…View More Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2018 winners celebrated.
Ali Hilal Ali’s Mabati Cornell Prize 2017 award-winning novel Mmeza Fupa is now available for your reading pleasure in time for Mabati Cornell Prize 2018 ceremony.…View More Ali Hilal Ali’s “Mmeza Fupa” out in time for Mabati Cornell Prize 2018 ceremony.
The Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize 2018 winners have been announced by the board chair, Abdilatif Abdalla today January 23, 2019. The two are Zainab Alwi…View More Zainab Alwi Baharoon, Jacob Ngumbau Julius are Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize 2018 winners
The Goethe-Institut announced the participants to take part in #AfroYoungAdult workshops in eight African cities in February 2019 on January 3, 2019. In September 2018,…View More Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshop participants announced.
The team running the Goethe sponsored #AfroYoungAdult project have announced the facilitators for the workshops to be conducted across eight African cities. In September 2018,…View More Meet the facilitators for the Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshops.
The African Writers Trust hosted a mentoring and training workshop moderated by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey alongside Demere Kitunga and Catherine Mark. The workshop was hosted…View More African Writers Trust workshop hosted in Kampala, Uganda.
The CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 shortlist was announced on August 2, 2018. The five in the running for the prize…View More CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 shortlist announced.
The Sigana International Storytellers Festival 2018 kicked off with a session at the Kenya National Library Services in Buruburu, Nairobi on May 30, 2018. The…View More Sigana International Storytellers Festival 2018 kicks off.