The Centre for African Cultural Excellence (CACE) has announced guidelines and submission dates for the 2016 edition of its short story prize. You must be an unpublished writer and resident in an African country to enter. The submission period is January 30 to March 31, 2016. “All entries must be in French or English”.
The 2016 Judges are Tsitsi Dangarembga (Chair), Richard Ali Mutu, Sumayya Lee, Okwiri Oduor and Mamadou Diallo.
The full guidelines are here: 2016 Writivism Short Story Prize Guidelines
Pemi Aguda won the prize last year with her story “Caterer, Caterer”.
Good luck to all those who submit!