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This is a list of prominent and notable writers from Africa, including poets, novelists, children's writers, essayists, and scholars, listed by country.

Contents

Algeria

Angola

Benin

Botswana

  • Galesiti Baruti

Burkina Faso

Burundi

  • Donatien Bihute (1940– )
  • Antoine Kaburahe (1965– )
  • Daniel Kabuto
  • Esther Kamatari (1951– )
  • Colette Samoya Kiruya (1952– )
  • Barbara Kururu Ndimurukundo (1950– )
  • David Niyonzima (1959– )
  • Marc Rwabahungu (1956– )

Cameroon

  • Severin Cecile Abega: Les Bimanes, Le Bourreau, Entre Terre et Ciel
  • Marie-Therese Assiga Ahanda
  • Paul-Charles Atangana
  • Philomene Bassek: author of La Tache de Sang
  • Francis Bebey (1929– ) author of Les Trois Petits Cireurs, Agatha Moudio'son, The Ashanti Doll, Enfant Pluie, Ministre et le Griot
  • Eno Belinga
  • Mongo Beti (pseudonym of Alexandre Biyidi Awala) (1932–2001)
  • Calixthe Beyala
  • Jacques Bonjawo
  • Fernando D'Almeida
  • Paul Dakeyo
  • Jean Marc Ela (1936-): Author of many books of African liberation theology including African Cry and My Faith as an African
  • Professor Ndumbe Eyoh
  • Patrice Kayo
  • Werewere Liking
  • Claude-Joseph M'Bafou-Zetebeg
  • Bill F. NDI(1964-): K'cracy, Trees in the Storm and Other Poems Mishaps and Other Poems Toils and Travails Gods in the Ivory Towers
  • Guillaume Oyono Mbia: Trois Pretendants un mari
  • Engelbert Mveng: author of collection of poems Balafon
  • Bernard Nanga: Les Chauve-Souris
  • Charles Ngande
  • Evelyne Mpoudi Ngole (1953-)
  • Etienne B. Noume
  • Ferdinand Oyono (1929– )
  • René Philombe (pseudonym of Philippe-Louis Ombede)
  • Francois Sengat-Kuo: author of collection of poems Fleurs de Laterite, Heures rouges, and Collier de Cauris
  • David Ndachi Tagne
  • Elolongue Epanya Yondo

Cape Verde

Central African Republic

  • Anurée Blouin (1921– )
  • Etienne Goyemide "Le Silence de la Foret"
  • Loyiso

Chad

Congo (Brazzaville)

Congo (Democratic Republic)– formerly Zaïre

Cote d'Ivoire

Djibouti

Egypt

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

  • Alemseged Tesfai
  • Reesom Haile

Ethiopia

Gabon

The Gambia

Ghana

Guinea

  • Camara Laye (The black child– )
  • Alioun fan touré (xx– )
  • Tierno Monénembo (The oldest Orphan, Les écailles du Ciel, Peulorihno, Le Roi de Kahel ,– )
  • Boubacar Diallo (La source enchantée–1953)
  • Williams Sassine
  • Aly Diallo (La révolte de komo–,2000 Editions Gallimard)
  • Sire Komara (Mes Racines)

Guinea-Bissau

Kenya

Mpho Matsepo Nthunya of Lesotho

Lesotho

  • Moroesi Akhionbare (1945– )
  • Thomas Mofolo (1876–1948)
  • Mzamane Nhlapo
  • Mpho Matsepo Nthunya
  • N.M. Khaketla
  • M. Mahalefele
  • M.M. Makara
  • A.M. Lesitsi
  • L. Ramohlanka
  • Z.A. Matšela

Liberia

Libya

  • Sadiq Al-Naihoum
  • Farag Al-Fakhri
  • Ibrahiem El-kouni

Madagascar

Malawi

Mali

Mauritania

Mauritius

  • Aime Cesar
  • Lilian Berthelot
  • Marcel Cabon (1912–1972)
  • Raymond Chasle
  • Malcolm de Chazal (1902–1981)
  • Carl de Souza (1949– )
  • Ananda Devi
  • Jean Fanchette
  • Colleen Lindsay, also connected with South Africa
  • Edouard Maunick (1931– )
  • Dev Virasawmy

Morocco

Mozambique

Namibia

Niger

Nigeria

See: List of Nigerian writers

Rwanda

São Tomé and Príncipe

Senegal

See: List of Senegalese writers

Sierra Leone

Somalia

South Africa

See: List of South African writers

Sudan

See: List of Sudanese writers

Swaziland

Tanzania

Togo

Tunisia

Uganda

Western Sahara

Zambia

Andrea Sylvester Masiye (1924 - ): author of several English novels and some in the local language of Chichewa. Among the notable English novels are Before Dawn, Singing for Freedom, Lonely village, and a play entitled 'Lands of Kazembe.'

  • [ [Princess Zindaba Nyirenda] ]

I am just curious..how many Zambian authors do you have listed...am a new author and I would like to see my writing represented on Wikipedia. My name is Princess Zindaba Nyirenda. My book just released is entitled Ta Lakata- The Tears Of Africa. Published by Strategic Book Publishers In New York.(2009)

Zimbabwe

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