Pemi Aguda (pictured) may soon have to consider giving up her day job as an architect.
The Nigerian short fiction writer by night was this week named the winner of the 2015 Writivism Short Story Prize at an event in Kampala, Uganda.
Aguda won the award for her short story Caterer, Caterer.
South Africa’s Saaleha Bamjee was short-listed. For more information,
visit writivism.com Cultural journal Chimurenga is kicking through the invisible wall between north Africa and the rest of the continent.
They have launched Muzmin, which is an Arabic version of Chimurenga’s PanAfrican gazette, Chronic. It unpacks everything from Timbuktu’s manuscripts to Africa’s largest film festival and the Arabic roots of Afrikaans in Cape Town.
Get Muzmin at chimurenga.co.za or SA
book stores for R95 In 2025, Lagoon City is under siege from skeletal drones and evil politicians. Young Nigerian Wale Williams must fight for the city he loves. E.X.O. – The Legend of Wale Williams is a new, crowd-funded graphic novel from Nigerian web developer Roye Okupe.
“I wanted people from around the world to relate to Wale just the same way I grew up relating to Spider-Man,” says the developer, who dreams of a follow-up animated TV series.
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