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Bele carnival costume

Photo by Toby Keane

The celebration of West African culture and literature, tagged West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song at the British Library which opened last October continues till 16 February. more

29 Dec 2015 00:00 Arts

The judges of this year’s Caine Prize for African Writing have been announced. The panel will be chaired by award-winning author Jackie Kay MBE. She will be joined by the distinguished novelist and playwright Gillian Slovo, Zimbabwean journalist more

5 Feb 2014 00:00 Arts