Read excerpt of ‘Deadly Sacrifice’ by Stella Oni

Africa Writes have teamed up with Jacaranda Books to bring you a delightful monthly read from the publisher’s Twenty in 2020 releases. In September we are spotlighting Deadly Sacrifice by Stella Oni. Here’s a short blurb: #TwentyIn2020 mystery begins as…

Symposium – How should we write Yorùbá?

Symposium – How should we write Yorùbá? Date: Wednesday 2 September – Thursday 3 September Time: 15:00 – 17:00 (BST/WAT both days) Tickets: FREE Two webinars on writing Yorùbá, a major language of West Africa, in the 21st century.  …

Africa Writes x First Five Live with Yomi Ṣode

Africa Writes x First Five Live with Yomi Ṣode Date: Thursday 27 August Time: 19:00 – 20:15 (BST) Location: Zoom (streamed on Facebook Live) Tickets: FREE (suggested donations £2 / £5 / £10) With Yomi Ṣode and Paul Mendez. First…

Kenkey Party: Ghanaian Storytelling for Children

Kenkey Party: Ghanaian Storytelling for Children Tuesday 25 August, 14:00 – 14:30 (BST) Location: Zoom Tickets: FREE (suggested donations £2 / £5 / £10) With Oyoo Nii-Owoo and Efua Okine. Leebi ko lɛ, Kɔmi kɛ kenaŋ eba Akwei kɛ Naa…

Stories of Silk: Somali Storytelling for Children

Stories of Silk: Somali Storytelling for children Tuesday 25 August, 11:00 – 11:30 (BST) Location: Zoom Tickets: FREE (suggested donations £2 / £5 / £10) With Deqa M Abdi. Sheekoysheeko, sheekoxariir ah, shimbir baa dhuustay, shaah bay karisay…..koob bay shubatay….

Read excerpt of ‘If I Don’t Have You’ by Sareeta Domingo

Africa Writes have teamed up with Jacaranda Books to bring you a delightful monthly read from the publisher’s Twenty in 2020 releases. In July we are spotlighting If I Don’t Have You by Sareeta Domingo. Here’s a short blurb: A #TwentyIn2020…

2020 AKO Caine Prize Conversation

2020 AKO Caine Prize Conversation Monday 20 July, 19:00 – 20:30 (BST) Location: Zoom (streamed on Facebook Live) Price: FREE (suggested donations: £2 / £5 / £10) With Erica Sugo Anyadike (Tanzania), Chikodili Emelumadu (Nigeria & UK), Jowhor Ile (Nigeria), Rémy…

Read excerpt of ‘Bad Love’ by Maame Blue

Africa Writes have teamed up with Jacaranda Books to bring you a delightful monthly read from the publisher’s Twenty in 2020 releases. In June we are spotlighting Bad Love by Maame Blue. Here’s a short blurb: #TwentyIn2020 romance Bad Love is…

Job Vacancy: Education Programme Manager

We at the Royal African Society are looking for a dynamic, innovative Programme Manager who is committed to enhancing cultural representation in the curriculum and improving educational outcomes for children. The Programme Manager will have responsibility for the delivery of the…

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