The UK's biggest festival celebrating contemporary African literature returns to the capital today. The fifth annual Africa Writes event features award-winning authors, book launches and panel discussions at The British Library. Sheila Ruiz from the Royal African Society says the event aims to make African literature more mainsteam while promoting cross-cultural understanding in London.
Africa Writes festival runs from Friday 1st - Sunday 3rd July 2016 at the British Library. For full listings visit: africawrites.org.