African Literature Prize

A special Award Organised by Achievers Media to honour African Poets and Writers.

The African Literature Prize is a special Award Organised by Achievers Media to honour African poets/writers. Only one African is eligible to receive this Prize every year. The Prize is $20,000. Here are notable African poets that have made an impact in Africa that we admire.

  • Chinua Achebe (Nigeria)
  • Ama Ata Aidoo (Ghana)
  • Jared Angira (Kenya)
  • Kofi Anyidoho (Ghana)
  • Wole Soyinka (Nigeria)
  • Kofi Awoonor (Ghana)
  • Sahlesillasse Birhanemariam (Ethiopia)
  • Dennis Brutus (South Africa)
  • Glynn Burridge (Seychelles)
  • Abena Busia (Ghana)
  • John Pepper Clark (Nigeria)
  • Tsegaye Gebremedhin (Ethiopia)
  • Abbe Gubenga (Ethiopia)
  • Jonathan Kariara (Kenya)
  • Joseph Kariuki (Kenya)
  • Susan Kiguli (Uganda)
  • Ahmadou Kourouma (Ivory Coast)
  • Arthur Nortje (South Africa)
  • Gabriel Okara (Nigeria)
  • Christopher Okigbo (Nigeria)
  • Ben Okri (Nigeria)
  • Okot P’Bitek (Uganda)
  • Lenrie Peters (Gambia)
  • David Rubadiri (Malawi, Uganda)
  • Léopold Sédar Senghor (Senegal)
  • Véronique Tadjo (Ivory Coast)
  • hadraawi (Somali-land/Somalia)
  • Dagnachew Werku (Ethiopia)
  • Bewketu Seyoum (Ethiopia)
  • Getinet Eniyew ( Ethiopia)
  • Debede Seyfu ( Ethiopia)