The sixth edition of the 2015 Maktaba Awards, which recognises Kenya’s best libraries, was held at the Nairobi National Museum on Tuesday Evening. Libraries are very important as they are
So last Sunday we were all waiting with bated breath to hear who would be going home with The Nigeria Prize for Literature Award 2015 the richest prize in African
The Sarit Centre in Nairobi was a bustle of activity last week as Nairobi International Book 2015 the biggest literary show around rolled into town from 23rd to 27th September.
So I have finally uploaded all the videos that I took at the Storymoja Festival 2015 that happened this month. The videos were taken over a two day period on
Chris Okemwa was announced the winner of this years Burt Award 2015 at an invite only ceremony at the Kempinski Nairobi on Friday night. He won the award which is
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor is the winner of the adult English category of the Jomo Kenyatta Prize for literature 2015 for her book Dust. The writer has been having a good
So the Nairobi International Book Fair 2015 ended yesterday at the Sarit Centre in Nairobi. It was a few days of literary goodness. The fair is a fair. This one
Dami Ajayi is a very special fellow. By day he is known as Dr Ajayi the trainee psychiatrist who ensures that patients get the best mental care that a doctor
The Storymoja Festival ended this Sunday with many pleased people in Nairobi. As is tradition now on this blog I can’t go without giving you some images from the festival.
Dayo Ntwari has been having a great year. The Rwandan writer with the Nigerian connection started his writing year with a shortlist on the Writivism Short Story prize. This was
The Nairobi International Book Fair 2015 will be hosted at the Sarit Centre from 23-27 September this year. September looks like literature month on the Africa literary scene with a
The last day of the Storymoja Festival 2015 was on Sunday. The Arboretum, like the name tells you, is a place dedicated to trees so on a typical weekend you
The Storymoja festival was in high gear at its new venue the Nairobi Arboretum. The activities were mainly targeted at the younger Kenyan population to get them to understand the
A callout for the Writivism 2016 workshops to be held next year in five different African cities was announced at the Storymoja Festival on Friday 19th September 2015. That’s right
The Storymoja Festival 2015 is here ladies and gentlemen! The hype and the tweets and the Facebook statuses and Instagram posts and the planning has culminated to one of the