Founded by the wRite associates, the Africa Century International African Writers Conference – a legacy project of the South African Literary Awards – was inaugurated in Mangaung, Free State Province, in 2012 in partnership with the University of Free State. It is set to become a Mecca of who is who of the African literati, Read More

The 2015 Main Speaker

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4th International African Writers Lecture: 7th November 2015

Professor Mĩcere Gĩthae Mũgo, a world-renowned poet, playwright, literary critic, and scholar, will deliver the 4th International African Writers Lecture as part of the 4th Africa Century International African Writers Conference taking place on the 6th and 7th November at UNISA Little Theatre, 287 Corner Nana Sita &Lilian Ngoyi Streets, Tshwane, South Africa. Professor Mũgo is widely studied across the disciplines in the arts, humanities, social sciences and education. Click the links below for more information:

“African Orature Artists and Writers birthing humanizing Sankofa-visions of Utu, Ubuntu and Justice for All.”

About Professor Mũgo …



Condensed Biographical Statement

Curriculum Vitae


The conference is a project of the wRite associates in partnership with UNISA Institute for African Renaissance Studies. For information and registration click the links below

Call for paper

Conference programme

Conference Registration Form

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About the South African Literary Awards

Founded by the wRite associates, in partnership with the National Department of Arts and Culture in 2005, the main aim of the South African Literary Awards is to pay tribute to South African writers who have distinguished themselves as ground-breaking producers and creators of literature, while it celebrates literary excellence in the depiction and sharing of South Africa’s histories, value systems and philosophies and art as inscribed and preserved in all the languages of South Africa, particularly the official languages.

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About wRite associates

Formed in 2000, the wRite associates is a one-stop events & project management company with a particular focus on the arts, culture and heritage realm. South Africa’s and Africa’s literary heritage remains one of the major focus areas for the company.

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