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[The JRB Daily] Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga reportedly arrested during protest in (...)

31/07 | Acclaimed Zimbabwean writer and filmmaker Tsitsi Dangarembga was reportedly arrested this morning during a protest in Harare. (...)

[The JRB Daily] Tsitsi Dangarembga, Maaza Mengiste longlisted for 2020 Booker Prize for (...)

28/07 | The longlist for the Booker Prize for Fiction has been announced, including Zimbabwean author Tsitsi Dangarembga and Ethiopian–American (...)

[The JRB Daily] ‘It is so important now that Africans own their own narrative’—Irenosen Okojie (...)

27/07 | Irenosen Okojie has won the AKO Caine Prize for African writing, for her story ‘Grace Jones’. Announcing the award, (...)

[The JRB Daily] Saaleha Idrees Bamjee wins 2020 Ingrid Jonker Prize for debut poetry for Zikr, (...)

13/07 | Saaleha Idrees Bamjee has been announced as the winner of this year’s Ingrid Jonker Prize for English Poetry for (...)

The Johannesburg Review of Books Vol. 4, Issue 6

3/07 | Adam Smyer • Wamuwi Mbao • Nadia Davids • Hemley Boum • Nkiacha Atemnkeng • Esther Mirembe • Stella Nyanzi...

‘They hate us like we murdered their entire family.’ Read ‘Shelter in Place’, an essay on (...)

3/07 | Adam Smyer reflects on a global pandemic and Black Lives Matter. As I write this, we are in roughly Month...

[Sponsored] Pan Macmillan SA stance on the South African publishing landscape

3/07 | From Pan Macmillan South Africa: In this seminal moment, remaining silent and neutral on these matters of representation and (...)

What continuities can be drawn from the murder of Ahmed Timol in apartheid Joburg to the (...)

3/07 | The abolition of slavery, formalised gender discrimination, apartheid and other reprehensible ways of being did not occur simply (...)

‘Does my chest sound tight to you ?’ The first 40 days ; notes from a South African lockdown, by (...)

3/07 | At first, you wake up each morning determined to make something of the day. You will be your best self....

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3/07 | Humankind: A Hopeful History by Rutger Bregman is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers! From ‘the folk hero of Davos’, (...)

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The Best Books About the African Influence in Sports

  12/08 | The influence of players with African blood can be seen in just about every sport around the world. Some of the most fascinating (...)

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  11/08 | On August 16, 2012, South African police shot and killed 34 miners at a platinum mine

Fighting the pandemic in the global South

  11/08 | Global South countries now occupy six spots in the top ten of the world most affected

Ishmael Beah is New American Voices Award 2020 finalist.

10/08 | Ishmael Beah was announced a finalist for the Institute for Immigration Research New American Voices Award 2020 on August 5, 2020. Fall (...)

Covid-19 : Hargeysa Book Fair cancelled, Abantu Book Fair seeks donations

10/08 | With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to affect the African literary calendar, Hargeysa International Book Fair 2020 has been cancelled (...)

Notes from a Modern Chimurenga

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