2021 Winners

2021 Short listed; Authors Biographies

2021 Short listed; Kendeka Prize for African Literature 1.Water For Wine by Jenny Robson, Botswana The Women of Atinga House by Fatima Okhousami, Nigeria Au Pair by Okpanachi Irene Ojochegbe, Nigeria Authors Biographies Au Pair by Okpanachi Irene Ojochegbe, Nigeria Kendekaprizeforaffricanliterature]

Press Release: Winners

The first three winners of the 2021 Kendeka Prize for African Literature are as follows; First Prize; Jenny Robson, Botswana, author of Water For Wine Second Prize; Fatima Okhousami, Nigeria, author of The Women of Atinga House Third Prize; Okpanachi Kendekaprizeforaffricanliterature]

Kendeka Prize For African Literature 2021 Awards Ceremony

Biographies of the Authors of the Short Listed Stories

Time And Bodies by Ekemini Udo Pius, Nigeria Ekemini Udo Pius is a writer whose works have been published in Writers Space Africa and Kalahari Review. He is alumni of the Wawa Literary Fellowship and loves to write fiction. He Kendekaprizeforaffricanliterature]

PRESS RELEASE

The shortlist for the 2021 Kendeka Prize for African Literature is announced today, Wednesday 15th September, 2021. The five stories on this inaugural short list were chosen from the list of the thirteen long listed by a panel of three Kendekaprizeforaffricanliterature]

Press Release

The long list for the 2021 Kendeka Prize for African Literature has been announced today, Wednesday, 1st September 2021. Kendeka Prize for African Literature is an initiative by Andrew Maina, a Kenyan writer through Solano Publications Limited. It aims at Kendekaprizeforaffricanliterature]

Obamas Bed: A visit to Mama Sarah Obama.

Celebrating the life of The late Mama Sarah Obama Wanjiku is a nine year old girl visiting K’Ogelo the home of Mama Sarah Obama, the grandmother to Barrack Obama the former President of United States of America. When the time Kendekaprizeforaffricanliterature]

Kendeka Prize for African Literature – Announcement of Judges

Announcement of Judges Kendeka Prize for African Literature is honoured to announce Lucas Wafula (Kenya), Renee Edwige Dro (Côte d’Ivoire) and Remy Ngamije (Namibia) as the judges for the 2021 prize. The Panel will be chaired by Lucas Wafula. Lucas Kendekaprizeforaffricanliterature]

Andrew Maina launches two books, Kendeka Prize for African Literature.

Andrew Maina launched the books The Great Escape: Memories of Tribal Violence and I Am Listening as well as the Kendeka Prize for African Literature in Thika, Kenya on September 19, 2020. On September 14, 2019, entrepreneur Andrew Maina caused Kendekaprizeforaffricanliterature]