Tag: Monica Arac de Nyeko

  • 2007 Caine Prize winner Monica Arac de Nyeko feted by university

    2007 Caine Prize winner Monica Arac de Nyeko feted by university

    Uganda’s only Caine Prize winner Monica Arac de Nyeko was yesterday selected by the University of Groningen as its Alumnus of the Year 2014.This is a singular honour as the university has over 110,000 alumni all round the world to select from and they picked our East African writer. The writer and UNICEF humanitarian specialist…

  • Caine Prize workshop underlines Uganda’s rise in literature

    Caine Prize workshop underlines Uganda’s rise in literature

    I just recently saw this lovely post from the people from the Caine Prize where they were hosting some of their 2012 and 2013 shortlisted writers to a workshop in Uganda not too long ago. 2012’s gang included Rotimi Babatunde (winner), Billy Kahora, Stanley Kenani, and Melissa Myambo. From the class of 2013, there was…