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OkayAfrica picks its top women in African literature 2018

OkayAfrica has picked its top women for 2018 in a variety of fields. The women who made the list in African literature are Leila Aboulela, Marie NDiaye, Yrsa Daley-Ward, Taiye Selasi, Malebo Sephodi, Koleka Putuma, Upile Chisala, and Nnedi Okorafor. OkayAfrica, founded in 2011, is a digital media platform dedicated to African culture, music and […]

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Ngugi Wa Thiong’o and Chimamanda Adichie feature on Black Identity series

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, Chimamanda Adichie and Taiye Selasi feature in a new series that speaks about Black identity by the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is an art museum north of Copenhagen, Denmark that produce weekly videos on art, literature, music, design and architecture. Their Vimeo channel describes themselves as having, “videos on the arts, featuring […]

Events Ghana

Joe Frazier kicks off Ghana Voices Series 2015

The Ghana Voices Series is a monthly event where authors read their work to an audience that was started in 2010 at the Niagara Plus Hotel in Osu in Accra. That first event in June of that year featured Martin Egblewogbe reading from his collection of short stories, Mr Happy and the Hammer of God. […]