Category: Gabon

  • Prix Kourouma 2024 shortlist announced

    Prix Kourouma 2024 shortlist announced

    The shortlist for Prix Kourouma 2024 featuring five writers was announced in Geneva, Switzerland on Monday, February 5, 2024. Ahmadou Kourouma was a legendary Ivorian novelist of many titles including Les Soleils des indépendances (1968), Le diseur de verité (1972), and the most famous Allah n’est pas oblige (2000) which was translated to Allah Is…

  • Festival International du Livre Gabonais et des Arts 2023 starts May 24

    Festival International du Livre Gabonais et des Arts 2023 starts May 24

    Festival International du Livre Gabonais et des Arts (FILIGA) 2023 runs in Libreville, Gabon from May 24 – 26, 2023.   Festival international du livre Gabonais et des arts (English: Gabonese International Festival of Books and the Arts) first ran in 2022. It was an initiative of the members of the Union of Gabonese Writers…

  • Writers of African descent finalists on Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie 2021.

    Writers of African descent finalists on Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie 2021.

    Blaise Ndala, Marc Alexandre Oho Bambe, Bessora, and Emmelie Prophete are finalists of the Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie 2021 announced on October 21, 2021. Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie (English: Five Continents Prize of the Francophonie) was established by the International Organization of the Francophonie in 2001. It is aimed…