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In line with one of its objectives which is to enhance cross-cultural understanding and communication among various African cultures, the Pan African Writers Association (PAWA) yesterday, Saturday, September 11 2021 in Cairo, Egypt signed a Cooperation Agreement for the Establishment of a Translation Bureau with four other Literary Organizations.

The Organizations are: the Arab Writers Union, the Egyptian Writers’ Union, the Egyptian Society of Comparative Literature and the Egyptian Circle of Comparative Poetics.

Apart from translating books written in the various National African languages, the Bureau will also publish and exchange translated books internationally among other functions.

Full details of the newly established Bureau can be found in PAWA’S Website: http://www.panafricanwritersassociation.com

About Constance van Niekerk

Constance van Niekerk, (Connie V) is a creative writer, poet, music lover, spoken word artist, freelance writer, blogger and educator. She has contributed to several anthologies and published her own collection, Echoes of My Heart: A Poetry Collection available for purchase on all Amazon Stores Worldwide. Follow her on Twitter : @convanniekerk Connect with her on Facebook and Linkedin.


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