Literature

Ba re e ne re: The rebirth Of A Literary Dr...

May 28, 2018No Comments

In Sesotho, the language of Lesotho, the words “Ba re e ne re…” mean “They say it was said…” Similar to once upon a time,

Author Optimistic Of SA Breakthrough

Feb 20, 2018No Comments

Mamohlakola Letuka LERATO ‘Beesting’ Mohale, a Lesotho Poet and author hopes to sell her book “Purpose forgotten” in major book stores in South Africa after

Lupita Nyong’o Has Written A Children’s...

Jan 18, 2018No Comments

‘Sulwe’ is the story of a young girl with dark skin who learns to “reimagine her sense of beauty.” What can’t Lupita Nyong’o do? Aside from all of

Watch Chimamanda Adichie Explain “What Am...

Mar 01, 2017No Comments

When Chimamanda Adicihe speaks, you listen. It’s just how life works. She’s long been vocal about the importance of challenging misconceptions about African life. In

Top 10 Contemporary African Writers You Sho...

Nov 16, 2016No Comments

In a continent as ethnically and culturally diverse as Africa, it comes as no surprise that the literature that has emerged from it be equally diverse and multifaceted. Dealing

An African Fable On How Humans Learned To W...

Sep 05, 2016No Comments

A fable on how humans learnt to walk upright is the most translated short story in African history, according to the group that published it.

Top 5 Most Influential African Authors of A...

Jul 11, 2016No Comments

Over the years, Africa has produced some of the bestselling writers. Their literature has contributed immensely to presenting varied realities of Africa as well as

The First African Woman to Publish a Novel

Jun 23, 2016No Comments

Flora Nwapa is best-known for re-creating Igbo life and traditions from a woman’s viewpoint. With Efuru (1966) Nwapa became black Africa’s first internationally published female

Does writing in African Languages have a fu...

May 22, 2015No Comments

 Despite the fact that the more known African writers write in English, French and other non-indigenous languages, TIA’s Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire argues that there is

Introducing African Writers: Kenya’s Okwi...

Jan 23, 2015No Comments

Okwiri Oduor won the 15th Caine Prize for African Writing in 2014. Her story ‘My Father’s Head’ in describing the pain of bereavement felt by

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