Caine Prize sees a record number of entries

In its seventeenth year the Caine Prize for African Writing has received a record breaking number of eligible entries: 166 short stories from writers representing 23 African countries. The 2016 judges, who were announced in London last month, will meet in early May to decide on the shortlisted stories, which will be announced shortly thereafter.

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Prudential plc and Groupe Nduom support the Caine Prize in Ghana

Prudential plc, one of the world's leading financial services groups, and Groupe Nduom, a family business group of Ghanaian and American origin operating in the financial, hospitality, media and other industries, are the primary supporters of this year's Caine Prize for African Writing workshop taking place in Ghana this month. The Caine Prize, known as Africa's leading literary award, has held twelve workshops in Africa since 2003.

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