But 16 years on the leading prize for African writing is still based in London. Is it time for change?
Julian Redpath's "Maiden Light" is one of the most assured & exemplary folk albums to come out of South Africa in recent memory, writes Nick Mulgrew.
Nick Mulgrew sat down with Masande Ntshanga to discuss one of this year’s most startling novels, 'The Reactive’.
Okwiri Oduor, the special guest at the M&G Literary Festival, will be on the panels about Nadine Gordimer and the short story.
Prizewinning short-story writer Nick Mulgrew questions fellow success story Efemia Chela about her work and the future of local writing.
A simple practice that benefits all newborns is also bringing down mortality rates.
The biggest hurdle to establishing a culture of reading in South Africa is neither access nor infrastructure, writes Nick Mulgrew.
A distiller producing premium brandies, vodkas and other spirits has found his niche.
Canny entrepreneur Zakes Ncanywa has offered study guides and cheap computers to a resource-starved town. Nick Mulgrew spent some time with him.