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Nommo Awards 2019

2019 Nommo Awards Nominees: Long List

Below are the Long List Nominees in each of the 4 categories for the 2019 Nommo Awards: Novel Long List (The Ilube Nommo Award for Best Speculative Fiction Novel by an African), Novella Long List, Short Story Long List and Graphic Novel Long List. Members of the African Speculative Fiction

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Rodrigue Fouaou

Investor Symposium To Discuss Opportunities in Africa

A private symposium for Africans in the diaspora and people of African descent is being held in London this Saturday the 11th of May, 2019. The event is the brainchild of Canada-based start-up investor, entrepreneur and business mentor, Rodrigue Fouafou. The purpose of the symposium is to provide a networking platform

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Literature Festival Harare

LitFest To Celebrate Black History Month

Press Release: LitFest Harare will run a literary event on Wednesday 27 February to celebrate the Black History month.  The event will take place at The Nexus at B2C, in Batanai Gardens, Harare. The programme will feature readings, performances and discussions by seasoned and upcoming writers, poets and critics. The LitFest event

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Nomad Africa Magazine

Nomad Africa To Host Tourism Tech Event

Nomad Africa, one of Africa’s leading travel and tourism media firms, announced plans to bring a new, annual tech event to the southern African region. 2414 Publishing, one of Africa’s leading travel and tourism media firms and publishers of Nomad Africa magazine has announced plans to bring a new, annual tech

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whatsapp

5 Ways To Get The Best of WhatsApp Groups For Your Business

A lot of posts have been written before about social media for your business and mostly were on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram, but very few on WhatsApp. I greatly believe this is a big marketing medium but it is often abused. To be honest with you, the whole WhatsApp for

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DHF

Local NGO Seeking Donations Of Stationery For Underprivileged

Deborah’s Heart Foundation (DHF) has launched an educational support donation programme to assist underprivileged school children across Zimbabwe with much needed educational resources. The organization aims to raise ten thousand exercise books, pens, pencils and rulers for the disadvantaged youths, with Mufakose and Epworth being the first implementation areas. A target

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prisoner of desire

The Swish Says Column: W-A-N-T

Something wise I heard, went a little like this: Think About It… It’s never enough. “Come to me to the most populated prison in the world.”   The facility has more inmates than bunks. More prisoners than plates. More residents than resources. Come to me to the world’s most oppressive prison.   Just ask the inmates; they will tell you. They

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Poetritis Nirvana

Poetritis Nirvana – She Bites

Nyanduri Lala 🇿🇼 : With hair that defies gravity;it's a sure sign she's fremd The fire in her eyes and sass that oozes from her lips Will leave one infuriated;infatuated and breathless Don't make light of her;she's not harmless,she bites! Valentine Makoni 🇿🇼 Humility isn't her strongest suit She wears arrogance with pride Quiet acquiescence isnt her style Open fangs, steely

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Néné Keita

This Is Africa – Néné Keita (France/Mali)

Tell us about yourself and your history to date. I am Néné, 27 years old, born in Mali but raised and educated in France. I’ve always been passionate about civic engagement and inter-cultural relations. I am the head of DiaspoHub since 2017 and relocated to Mali the same year. Tell us about

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