Tag: Moses Kilolo

  • African Speculative Fiction Society announces itself with Nommo Awards

    African Speculative Fiction Society announces itself with Nommo Awards

    The African Speculative Fiction Society announces itself with a new recognition called The Nommo Awards. The African Speculative Fiction Society (ASFS) is a new community of writers, editors, publishers and artists of African Science Fiction and Fantasy that emerged on August 18th this year. Some of the spokespeople for the new initiative include Chinelo Onwualu,…

  • Storymoja Festival 2015: Blog numero deux

    Storymoja Festival 2015: Blog numero deux

    The last day of the Storymoja Festival 2015 was on Sunday. The Arboretum, like the name tells you, is a place dedicated to trees so on a typical weekend you will find a specific demographic there. It’s a special mix of lovers courting, joggers err… jogging and people doing picnics with religious organisations making it…

  • Writivism Festival 2015 Day 5: Languages, Afrikology, and a sex panel

    Writivism Festival 2015 Day 5: Languages, Afrikology, and a sex panel

    Sunday was the final day of the Writivism Festival 2015. The day when we would be knowing the winner of this year’s Short Story Prize winner. Before that huge announcement, there were several activities at the National Theatre in Kampala, Uganda. The keynote address in the late afternoon would be given by Mukoma Wa Ngugi…

  • Writivism Festival Day 2: historical novels, non-fiction, and cocktails

    Writivism Festival Day 2: historical novels, non-fiction, and cocktails

    Then the third day of the Writivism Festival 2015 rolled through; one filled with activities of interest to those who want to know more about the African writing world. The highlight of the day had to have been the keynote address given by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi and moderated by James Murua. Nansubuga for those who…

  • Writivism Festival 2015: Day 2 promises loads

    Writivism Festival 2015: Day 2 promises loads

    It’s getting to day two at the Writivism Festival 2015 which will be on the Thursday people. To those who want to keep up, I tell you that this is the place to be right now. Just like on day one, there shall be a school tour happening and this time around the school enjoying…