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Writivism Workshop 2016 participants announced at Ake Festival #AkeFest205

The young writers who will be taking part in the Writivism workshops in fiction, non-fiction and poetry were announced on Friday afternoon at the Ake Festival happening in Abeokuta, Nigeria. The workshops will be running in Accra, Kampala, Abidjan, Dakar and Goma in 2016 will be facilitated by Yewande Omotoso, Sitawa Namwalie, Mamadou Diallo, Edwige […]

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Writivism Festival 2015 Day 5: Languages, Afrikology and a sex panel

Sunday was the final day of the Writivism Festival 2015. The day when we would be knowing the winner of this year’s Short Story Prize winner. Before that huge announcement, there were several activities at the National Theatre in Kampala, Uganda. The keynote address in the late afternoon would be given by Mukoma Wa Ngugi […]

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Writivism Festival 2015 set for June

The Writivism Festival is set to happen at Makerere University and the National Theatre in Kampala, Uganda from 16th to 22nd June 2015. It is part of the annual Writivism cycle that includes workshops, mentoring, publishing, a short story prize and a schools programme. This year the festival will be hosting some pretty cool people […]