South Africa Transition

Soyinka, Aidoo, Ngugi give tributes to Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile

Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile was given a state funeral at the Heroes Acre, West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg, South Africa on January 16, 2018. There were also tributes to the fallen hero by Wole Soyinka, Ama Ata Aidoo, and Ngugi Wa Thiong’o. Prof Keorapetse Kgositsile, popularly known as Bra Willie, was the South African Poet Laureate […]

Festivals Gambia Transition

Mboka Festival 2018 gives tribute to fallen writers

The Mboka Festival 2018 hosted an evening of celebration to honour the life and achievements of Keorapetse Kgositsile, Buchi Emecheta, Dr Raphina Philott Almeida and Musa Jallow on Sunday January 14, 2018. The African Poetry Library at the National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC) in Banjul, The Gambia was the venue that hosted an […]