The Farafina Trust will be holding a creative writing workshop in Lagos, organised by Chimamanda Adichie, from June 16 to June 26 2015. Guest writers who will co-teach the workshop alongside Adichie are the Caine Prize -winning Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina and the National Librarian of Norway Aslak Sira Myhre. The aim of the workshop is to improve the craft of writers and to encourage published and unpublished writers by bringing different perspectives to the art of storytelling. Applications are now open.
The Anzisha Prize is the premier award for Africa’s young entrepreneurial leaders. Each year, 12 fellows are selected and flown to South Africa for training at the African Leadership Academy and to compete for over $75,000 in cash prizes to support their businesses.