Tag: Mamphela Ramphele

  • Sihle-isipho Nontshokweni’s “The Ultimate Book Show” debuts in Edinburgh.

    Sihle-isipho Nontshokweni’s “The Ultimate Book Show” debuts in Edinburgh.

     “The Ultimate Book Show” was presented by Sihle-isipho Nontshokweni at the Edinburgh Book Festival on August 20, 2021. “The Ultimate Book Show” presented by Sihle-isipho Nontshokweni is an exciting new show for those who follow the African literary scene. First introduced to the African literary community by our friends at Brittlepaper, the first season of…

  • Throwback Thursday: The Noma Award for Publishing in Africa

    Throwback Thursday: The Noma Award for Publishing in Africa

    On this edition of Throwback Thursday we focus on The Noma Award for Publishing in Africa which ran from 1980-2009.For many followers of the literary establishment who could be considered to be younger, many believe that publishing in Africa started in 2000. This was the year that Leila Aboulela was awarded the first Caine Prize…