Foreigners and international institutions who may want to use any of Ghana's folklore will now be compelled to seek permission before use or risk facing the law.
The Ama Atta Aidoo Centre for Creative Writing on the campus of the African University College of Communications has for over the past months, in this year alone (2018) have held many literal reviews; educational and informative programmes; workshops; coupled with some interactive open lectures.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie shares why she admires the 'old-fashioned social realism' of the Ghanaian writer's No Sweetness Here, then reads the story, as part of our seasonal series of short stories selected by leading novelists.
Before May 15, 1979, there was no Jerry John Rawlings. Then there was! A 31-year-old Air Force officer standing trial by a court martial in Accra on a charge of treason who caught the nation's attention.
Shortlists for the 2018 African Writers Award have been released by the respective judges. The judges of each category have left a comment regarding the entries. Short stories, Flash fiction and Poetry have 10 shortlisted entries respectively, while Children's literature has 5. Below are the shortlisted entries and their authors: