Book Launch: Ink & Pixels: The Wild and Wondrous Tales of Kenyan Comics
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Book Launch: Ink & Pixels: The Wild and Wondrous Tales of Kenyan Comics

Event: Exhibition // Q & A session // Book Signing // Live Caricature Opening: 13/09/2017, 6.00 PM Location: Goethe- Institute Auditorium, Maendeleo house, Nairobi Published under the Contact Zone series, the book `Ink & Pixels: The Wild & Wondrous Tale of Kenyan Comics is a culmination of a project initiated by the Goethe-Institut in 2015 […]

Mulumba Ivan Matthias launches ‘The Honking’ and ‘Rumblings of a Tree’
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Mulumba Ivan Matthias launches ‘The Honking’ and ‘Rumblings of a Tree’

Ugandan writer Mulumba Ivan Matthias launched his two books The Honking and Rumblings of a Tree in Kampala, Uganda on August 10, 2017. Mulumba Ivan Matthias initially born in Masaka District in the Central Region of Uganda and now based in Kampala has the day job of valuation surveyor. In 2012, he produced Poetry In […]

Nick Makoha poetry collection ‘Kingdom of Gravity’ launches in Kampala
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Nick Makoha poetry collection ‘Kingdom of Gravity’ launches in Kampala

Nick Makoha’s launched his poetry collection Kingdom of Gravity at the Ntinda Complex in Kampala, Uganda on July 13, 2017. His panel was moderated by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi. Nick Makoha first came to the notice of this blogger when he won the Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2015. Makoha who fled Uganda, because of the […]

Philippa Namutebi Kabali Kagwa launches ‘Flame and Song’ in Kampala
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Philippa Namutebi Kabali Kagwa launches ‘Flame and Song’ in Kampala

Philippa Namutebi Kabali Kagwa launched her debut collection of prose and poetry Flame and Song at a well-attended event in Kampala, Uganda on Tuesday April 4, 2017. Philippa Namutebi Kabali Kagwa was a child in Uganda in a period that has been indelibly seared into the minds of all Africans; during the murderous regime of Idi […]

African Writers Trust’s Moonscapes anthology launches at the Goethe Nairobi
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African Writers Trust’s Moonscapes anthology launches at the Goethe Nairobi

The African Writers Trust’s Moonscapes: Short Stories and Poetry anthology made its Nairobi debut at the Goethe Nairobi on February 9th, 2017. The event included speeches by the trust’s Diana Santiago and a keynote address by Isaac Otidi Amuke. Excerpts from three of the stories in the anthology were read at the event by the […]

Odafe Atogun debut novel Taduno’s Song launches at Ake Festival 2016
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Odafe Atogun debut novel Taduno’s Song launches at Ake Festival 2016

Odafe Atogun’s debut novel Taduno’s Song launched at the Ake Festival with eminent personalities including Ngugi Wa Thiong’o attending on Friday November 18th, 2016. The book launch also doubled as the debut of a new printing firm Ouida Books. Odafe Atogun was born in Nigeria, in the town of Lokoja, where the Rivers Niger and […]