Literature

Caine Prize Preview 2017: 'Virus' by Magogodi oaMphela Makhene

In anticipation of Monday's Caine Prize announcement we review 'Virus' by Magogodi oaMphela Makhene—part 5 in our series.

Launched in 2000, the Caine Prize for African Writing is a award for short stories written by writers of African origin and published in the English language. This year’s 166 entries from 23 countries is the highest number of submissions in its 17 year history. The five shortlisted stories for the 2017 prize are:

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Caine Prize Preview 2017: 'Bush Baby' by Chikodili Emelumadu

Sabo Kpade reviews the Caine Prize 2017 nominee 'Bush Baby' by Chikodili Emelumadu.