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The Binyavanga Wainaina interview (Part 1)

“We must stop giving legitimacy to the Caine Prize” – Binyavanga

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The 16th Caine Prize winner Namwali Serpell on July 6, 2015. She chose to share her winnings with the other four finalists

Chimamanda Adichie lines up the homophobic arguments and knocks them down one by one

5 Questions for a Filmmaker–Tunde Kelani

From Binyavanga Wainaina:

Nigerian novelist and non-fiction writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie warned the world of “the

An unnamed Nigerian gay man is set to get married to his long term Kenyan boyfriend, Kenneth Binyavanga Wainaina, who was the 2002 Caine Prize winner for ...

Guardian Africa network Sci-fi, creative writing and wizards – Africa's best authors discuss modern literature

Binyavanga Wainaina is an Interesting Character. Find Out More About Him Here

Film adaptation of 'Beasts of No Nation' set for 2015 release - Voices of Africa

The Nigerians are coming

Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie poses for a photograph after a reading of her new book

Taiye Selasi on discovering her pride in her African roots

Party Business


The New York Times Book Review asked the acclaimed novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to write a. '

Binyavanga Wainaina on aid, power and the politics of development in Africa – video

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Here is How to Support the #WeStandWithBinyavanga Fundraising | Brittle Paper

Binyavanga Wainaina

Kenyan novelist, Binyavanga Wainaina, who also happens to be one of Chimamanda Adichie's besties, came out last week to a mixture of praise and criticism.

Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie. (AP)

kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina

Kenya's literature colossus and The 2002 Caine Prize winner for African Kenneth Binyavanga Wainaina has proposed to ...

The Nollywood Recipe


I am a homosexual, mum

When I was a child, up to my teenage years, growing up close to the state university, we used to gather at a junction connecting all the streets in our ...

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie autographs copies of her novel, Half of a Yellow Sun

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Pieter Hugo's Nollywood

Gay Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina set to marry long-term Nigerian partner

13 Books That Every African-American Should Have In His/Her Home

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He is now about to undergo some medical procedures in India to put him back together, and a few fundraising efforts have been set up to support his ...

Chigozie Obioma, author of the Man Booker-shortlisted 'The Fishermen'. Photo

Instagram by @drkmontague. Binyavanga ...

Wainaina recently moved to Johannesburg and this will be his first big public talk in South Africa.

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T.I.A. (Nollywood Edition)

About the Author: Juliana Makuchi: Juliana Makuchi Nfah-Abbenyi is Professor of English and Comparative Literature. She holds doctorates from the University ...

This novella which uses the tool of description as its selling point takes us on a journey from Cape Town, South Africa to ...


At 16, Bakare entered the University of Lagos to study chemical engineering [Femke van Zeijl/Al Jazeera]

Amazon.com: Iké Udé: Nollywood Portraits: A Radical Beauty (9788857232294): Toni Kan, Chigozie Obioma, Sarah Nuttall, Osahon Akpata, Binyavanga Wainaina, ...

GH at 60 | Our Writers & Their Books (part 2)

Shameless self-promotion. Ghanaian film posters and film viewing culture

Binyavanga-. African literary friendship!

Binyavanga Wainaina

Born a Crime is an autobiography by famous comedian and TV host Trevor Noah and published in 2016. Noah takes us on his journey to the Daily Show which ...

yemisi-aribisala-longthroat-memoirs-e1475719415341-1. We are ...

He wrote the book Walking with Shadows, which deals

By Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire on November 17, 2014 — For TIA's Made in Africa series, Bwesigye bwa Mwesigire talks to notable writers whose work is published on ...

Prize-winning Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina walks down a street in Nairobi, Kenya Wednesday

From The New York Times to CNN: African Literature in the News

These companies have now created special Foundations into which fixed percentages of their annual profits are channelled to be used for corporate social ...

I have been promoting African Literature for some time now and it was only a matter of time that I talked about this issue, which having been flogged refuse ...

Eghosa Imasuen Efe Paul Azino

Cover of the new Chimurenga Chronic

One Day I Will Also Write About This Airline ~ Binyavanga Wainaina

This year, the Caine Prize shortlist comprises of five talented writers with unique short stories (left to right):

I am going to take this first to another road because I think all you Nigerian literati are way too addicted to the Caine Prize. I give the Caine Prize its ...

Zukiswa Wanner: All for a thousand literary initiatives taking place

... to write about Africa.” Binyavanga Wainaina

Committee on MOPICON Bill for inauguration - New Telegraph Nigerian Newspaper

Poverty matters blog How not to write about Africa in 2012 – a beginner's guide. Binyavanga ...

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Chike Frankie Edozien's Lives of Great Men (2017) is the first memoir by a Nigerian about LGBTQ life.

What is unique about these 'new African writers' though - according to Manthia Diawara, a professor of comparative literature and film at NYU, ...

About the Book: This multi-layered narrative comprises a series of interwoven short stories and poetic texts which can be read within continental Africa, ...

Books by Nigerian authors

Binyavanga Wainaina (Photo courtesy of Bombsite.com)

highest grossing Nollywood movies of all time. With the rise of cinemas in Nigeria,

About the Author: Lilia Momplé was born on the Island of Mozambique, into a family of mixed ethnic origins, including Makua, French, Indian, Chinese, ...

What is ANA? Is it a union of sorts, like the Actor's Guild of Nigeria or is it more like PEN America? Can just anyone become a member?

We will be married in South Africa early next year. I am beside myself with excitement that he has agreed to spend the rest of his life with me.

Longthroat Memoirs: Soups, Sex And Nigerian Taste Buds: By Aribisala

Globalization and interconnected nature of today's society means that it is now


Crumbs: Ethiopia's First Post-Apocolyptic Science Fiction Film Unveils its Eerie Trailer

About the Author: Flora Nwapa was a Nigerian writer, teacher, and administrator, a forerunner of a whole generation of African women writers.

Muthoni Garland: Five writers started Storymoja to try to prove a point

Central to my thesis in this paper is the question: who or what determines the ethics and aesthetics of representing poverty and precarity in Africa?

INSIDE: Greenpeace Africa CEO – N. Kabeberi WSP Africa CEO – M. Du Plooy PWC Chair – S. Machaba CESA President – Lynne Pretorius

The Book of Memory continues a conversation about (the English) language and the stories of Africa, what gets lost and what gets mangled in the translation.