A snapshot of the Mboka Festival of Arts, Culture and Sport that took place in The Gambia from January 21 – 27, 2019. The third…View More A snapshot of the Mboka Festival 2019.
Biyi Bandele, Mona Eltahawy, Noo Saro-Wiwa, and Sisonke Msimang are the Bellagio Residency Scholars 2018. The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Residency Program offers academics, artists,…View More Bandele, Eltahawy, Saro-Wiwa, Msimang are Bellagio Residency Scholars 2018.
We Introduce Long Reads a new concept that will feature every Friday here at JamesMurua.com. We start with Noo Saro-Wiwa’s nonfiction offering Paradise Within. Enjoy.…View More LONG READ: Paradise Within By Noo Saro-Wiwa
The Miles Morland Foundation has just announced the winners of Morland Writing Scholarships for 2015. The winners each receive a grant of ₤18,000 to allow…View More Morland Writing Scholarship Awards 2015 winners announced
The Miles Morland Foundation has just announced the shortlist for the 2015 Morland Writing Scholarships. These applicants will be whittled down to four on December…View More Morland Writing Scholarships 2015 shortlist announced
Travel writing the world over has been in main an genre that seems to be belong to one type of person; white, male and privileged.…View More Noo Saro-Wiwa travel book “Looking for Transwonderland” now in Italian
So I gave a snapshot from the 2015 edition of the Uganda International Writers’ Conference on Wednesday. Here are images from the organisers who had…View More Images from the Uganda International Writers’ Conference 2015
It was all going down in Kampala, Uganda as writers from around continent converged for the 2015 edition of the Uganda International Writers’ Conference. There…View More A snap shot of the Uganda International Writers’ Conference 2015
This morning I spent time reading a two part series from ThisIsAfrica.me, a website that does a lot of writing about the identity of Africans.…View More Why TIA’s ‘We need new stories’ is a pile of unmentionable
Ken Saro Wiwa was a Nigerian writer, television producer, environmental activist, and winner of the Right Livelihood Award and the Goldman Environmental Prize. He died…View More Ken Saro Wiwa daughter Noo is a travel writer