Author Dinah Larbi to appear on Accra Book Fest’s #CatchUpAfrica

The Accra International Book Festival will be hosting author and Lady Deacon Dinah Nyarkoah Larbie on #CatchUpAfrica.  The event scheduled for Saturday, January 16, 2021, at 1 PM on video-conferencing platform ZOOM, will afford the author the opportunity to discuss her writing journey and passion.   She will also read some chapters of her latest book […]

Man City cruise past Chelsea to go fifth

Manchester City produced a ruthless attacking display to cruise past Chelsea at Stamford Bridge and increase the pressure on manager Frank Lampard. The visitors, who were without a number of first-team players following an outbreak of coronavirus at the club, stunned Lampard’s side with three goals in 16 first-half minutes. Ilkay Gundogan’s crisp low finish […]

The best books of 2020 you should be reading right now

You’ve probably had a lot of time to put a dent in your reading list this year, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that you actually did. Listen, things happen! Even in this seemingly endless period of quarantine and self-reflection known as 2020, there’s been a lot to keep up with—and that means the best books of 2020 […]

Anthony Joshua knocks out Kubrat Pulev to raise hope of Tyson Fury bout

Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua mixed power and patience as he knocked out Kubrat Pulev to bolster hopes that a historic fight against Tyson Fury could soon be a reality. The British heavyweight drilled his mandatory challenger to the canvas twice in round three in a chaotic flurry that saw Pulev smiling while under […]

Diego Maradona dies: Three days of mourning begin in Argentina as tributes pour in

Today’s football superstars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo “could not even dream” of being admired as much as Diego Maradona was, says his former Argentina team-mate Ossie Ardiles. Three days of national mourning have begun in Argentina after Maradona died on Wednesday at the age of 60. His body will lie in state at the Casa Rosada, […]

Filmmaker Sedufia, Lade Wosornu, Stacey Fru others headline 2020 Accra Book Fest

Celebrated Ghanaian filmmaker and director, Peter Sedufia will share his writing journey and experience at this year’s Accra International Book Festival.  The other guest authors include retired Ghanaian surgeon and poet, Professor Lade Wosornu, South African children’s book author Stacey Fru, Secretary-General of the Pan-African Writers Association (PAWA), Dr Wale Okediran, and New York-based writer […]

Accra International Book Festival hosts Afro-pop singer Wiyaala on #CatchUpAfrica

The Accra International Book Festival will host sensational Ghanaian Afro-pop singer Noella Wiyaala on its African Legend Encounter Series dubbed #CatchUpAfrica this October. The much-anticipated event will take place at the Shiashie Arts Village in Accra for a limited audience on Saturday, October 17, 2020. It will, however, be streamed on the Afro-Book Festival’s Facebook […]

Applications open for 2020 Kwame Nkrumah Creative Writing Workshop

The Accra International Book Festival (AIBF) is currently accepting applications for the 2020 Kwame Nkrumah Creative Writing Workshop. The Afro-Book Festival has said that the face-to-face writing course will be held from October 29to 30 at the Ama Ata Aidoo Centre for Creative Writing inside the African University College of Communication (AUCC), Adabraka, for 10 […]