Another literary prize has been handed out. This time the place of the action is the country of Angola. The writer Manuel Paulo received the prize for his book “Masamba”. Read more about it here.
Reading unites a nation. This sounds like an optimistic statement. This statement was made by the South African Deputy Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi. The statement was made at the 6th Funda Mzantsi National Championship in George in the Western Cape.
The heat is increasing. Who will get this years’s Nobel Prize for Literature? We see the names of the usual suspects. These names include the names of two African writers. What is your guess?
Are the universities in Africa still a hotbed of creative literary writing? Remember the olden days of Makerere Universuity in Uganda. This one of the topics Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire raised in this interview with professor Grace Ahingula Musila, of Stellenbosch University, South Africa.