The shortlist for the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2021 has been announced today, June 2, 2021. It features Doreen Baingana, Meron Hadero, Rémy…View More AKO Caine Prize for African Writing 2021 shortlist announced.
The nine books on the longlist for the 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017, formerly the Etisalat Prize, have been announced. The 9mobile Prize for Literature…View More 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017 longlist announced
The 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017 has announced its new judges as it made calls for entries for the new edition. On May 20, the Etisalat…View More 9mobile Prize for Literature 2017 announces new judges with calls for entries
It was a special time on Thursday evening with five African books reimagined by respected performers at the Goethe Nairobi. The performers were Mumbi Kaigwa,…View More African books reimagined at Goethe Nairobi
The Artists In Residency (AIR) programme has provided artists across discipline (visual arts; literary arts; performing arts; music & film) with the opportunity to participate…View More Artists In Residency 2015 finalists announced!
Doreen Baingana is not a new name on this blog. The Ugandan writer emerged in 2005 with her collection of short stories Tropical Fish: Stories…View More Doreen Baingana’s “Tropical Fish” for #LongStoryShort in August
There are so many events in and around the African Literature sphere in the very recent. One of the one’s which I have been tracking…View More Cynthia Jele short story to kick off Long Story Short Project
All eyes are now Miles Morland 2013 scholars on Percy Zvomuya, Doreen Baingana and Tony Mochama. After enjoying the prestige of being the first scholars…View More Times up for Miles Morland 2013 scholars: What’s next?
The Golden Baobab has announced its judges for the 2014 Golden Baobab Prizes. Its about time. The prize was established to inspire the writing and…View More Doreen Baingana to judge Golden Baobab Prizes 2014
Book: Tropical Fish Author: Doreen Baingana Publisher: Oshun Year of publication: 2005 Number of pages: 147 Genre: Short story anthology A few months ago I…View More A review of Doreen Baingana’s Tropical Fish
I just recently saw this lovely post from the people from the Caine Prize where they were hosting some of their 2012 and 2013 shortlisted…View More Caine Prize workshop underlines Uganda’s rise in literature
The Miles Morland Scholarship 2013 recipients have been announced with Doreen Baingana, Tony Mochama and Percy Zvomuya getting the nod. The scholarships awarded by the…View More Doreen Baingana and Tony Mochama for Miles Morland Writing Scholarships
I woke up this morning to the news that Barbara Kimenye the author of the the Moses Series of children’s books is dead. Very sad.…View More Barbara Kimenye’s passing is just sad