Interview: Poet and novelist Ikenna Okeh

Nicklas Hållén: What is your background? Where did you grow up and what is your educational background? Ikenna Okeh: I come from a middle class home, the second of six children. My father is a businessman who has ventured into many businesses – from dealing on automobile spare parts, car sales, industrial supplies, and lately,... Continue Reading →

Day of the Imprisoned Writer

The Day of the Imprisoned Writer was started by PEN International in 1981 to recognize authors who face repression and imprisonment for their work. It has been observed on 15 November every year since then. This year, one of members of the project - Nicklas Hållén – was invited to participate in a public talk... Continue Reading →

African Story Book

African Story Book is an online digital collection of over 843 African Story Books. These are not only free and open access, but also are open for readers to translate or adapt themselves. As such, the Story Books collected on the site cover an astonishing 116 languages and, currently, the site links to over 3861... Continue Reading →

Ordinary Superheroes

Ordinary Superheroes is a new Cape Town based comic created by a team of writers and artists including Ziphozakhe Hlobo, Nicole Leonards, Lena Posch, Xolisa Tamarana and Pacifique King. The comic aims to reveal everyday acts of heroism for young African readers. The first comic in the series, which is planned as a bi-annual release, Khazimla's Adventures superheroes This is no... Continue Reading →

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