AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2020 shortlist announced.

AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2020 shortlist 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…

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Mabati Cornell 2019 winners

Moh’d Khamisi Songoro, Lello Mmassy win Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2019.

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…

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Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature

Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2019 shortlist announced.

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…

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Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2019 shortlist announced.

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…

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Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for Africa Prize 2018

Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature 2018 winners celebrated.

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…

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Ali Hilal Ali’s “Meza Riwaya” out in time for Mabati Cornell Prize 2018 ceremony.

Ali Hilal Ali’s “Mmeza Fupa” out in time for Mabati Cornell Prize 2018 ceremony.

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.…

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Zainab Alwi Baharoon, Jacob Ngumbau Julius are Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize 2018 winners

Zainab Alwi Baharoon, Jacob Ngumbau Julius are Mabati Cornell Kiswahili Prize 2018 winners

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…

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Goethe-Institut presents #AFROYOUNGADULT: A talent-search for Young Adult Fiction from Africa

Meet the facilitators for the Goethe Institut’s #AfroYoungAdult workshops.

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,…

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African Writers Trust workshop 2018

African Writers Trust workshop hosted in Kampala, Uganda.

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…

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Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 shortlist.

CODE Burt Award for African Young Adult Literature 2018 shortlist announced.

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…

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Baletsi Tsatsi performs.

Sigana International Storytellers Festival 2018 kicks off.

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…

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