Tag: Prix Kourouma

  • 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…

  • Prix Kourouma 2024 longlist announced

    Prix Kourouma 2024 longlist announced

    The longlist for Prix Kourouma 2024 was announced in Geneva, Switzerland on Sunday, December 17, 2023. 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 Not Obliged. The…

  • Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse wins Prix Kourouma 2023.

    Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse wins Prix Kourouma 2023.

    Beata Umubyeyi Mairesse’s novel Consolée was named the winner of Prix Kourouma 2023 at Salon Du Livre Geneva, Switzerland on Friday, March 24, 2023. 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…

  • Osvalde Lewat wins Prix Kourouma 2022 in Geneva.

    Osvalde Lewat wins Prix Kourouma 2022 in Geneva.

    Osvalde Lewat’s Les Aquatiques was announced the winner of Prix Kourouma 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland on May 20, 2022. 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…

  • Blaise Ndala wins Prix Kourouma 2021 in Geneva.

    Blaise Ndala wins Prix Kourouma 2021 in Geneva.

    Blaise Ndala was revealed to be the winner of Prix Kourouma 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland on October 22, 2021. When legendary Ivorian author Ahmadou Kourouma passed away in 2003, the African salon at the Geneva Book Fair decided to pay tribute to him by creating a literary prize that bears his name in the following…

  • Prix Kourouma 2021 shortlist announced in Geneva

    Prix Kourouma 2021 shortlist announced in Geneva

    Six writers feature on the shortlist for the Prix Kourouma 2021 announced in Geneva, Switzerland on May 31, 2021. When legendary Ivorian author Ahmadou Kourouma passed away in 2003, the African salon at the Geneva Book Fair decided to pay tribute to him by creating a literary prize that bears his name in the following…

  • Prix Kourouma 2021 longlist announced.

    Prix Kourouma 2021 longlist announced.

    The writers who made the longlist for the Prix Kourouma 2021 were announced on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. When legendary Ivorian author Ahmadou Kourouma passed away in 2003, the African salon at the Geneva Book Fair decided to pay tribute to him by creating a literary prize that bears his name in the following year.…

  • Hemley Boum announced Prix Kourouma 2020 winner in Geneva.

    Hemley Boum announced Prix Kourouma 2020 winner in Geneva.

    Hemley Boum was announced the winner of the Prix Kourouma 2020 in Geneva on October 30, 2020. Ahmadou Kourouma was the Ivorian novelist who wrote Allah N’est Pas (Allah is Not Obliged) in 2002, En Attendant Le Vote Des Bêtes Sauvages (Waiting for the Wild Beasts to Vote) in 1998, and Les Soleils Des Indépendances…

  • Prix Kourouma 2020 shortlist announced.

    Prix Kourouma 2020 shortlist announced.

    The shortlist for Prix Kourouma 2020 was announced on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Ahmadou Kourouma was the Ivorian novelist who wrote Allah N’est Pas (Allah is Not Obliged) in 2002, En Attendant Le Vote Des Bêtes Sauvages (Waiting for the Wild Beasts to Vote) in 1998, and Les Soleils Des Indépendances (The Suns of Independence)…