Africa- and Diaspora-related events this November

November's already here. A reminder that the year is almost through but, before we get ready to welcome in 2012, there are TONS of exciting events to attend. Here are just a few. They're very London-centric so I'd love to hear about all the interesting things going on in your corner of the globe – please share.

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TUESDAY 1 NOVEMBER

Launch of Afriapps book: African Apps in a Global Marketplace
Everywhere

You might remember Andrew Mugoya's guest posts about African apps ("5 Reasons why Ghana is the next African app powerhouse", "Learning from the Success of Nollywood"). Today, Andrew launches an ebook on the subject that is free to download for a limited period. Get it while it's hot!

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THURSDAY 3 OCTOBER

Film-Africa-2011

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With design like this, who wouldn’t go?: Pen and Mic II, Tanzania

Pen and Mic Tanzania

I love this flyer for Pen & Mic II, taking place next Wednesday in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. An evening of music, poetry and prose. For all you lucky "kool kats" in Dar, here are the details.

And for the first Pen & Mic which was a full-house success:

Pen and Mic I

(National icon and poet Shaaban Robert has never looked so cool!)