The Hargeysa International Book Fair 2015 is winding down to the sadness of delegates, both local and international, who are interacting, learning and have become friends with one another. There were several highlights from this day. One of these was the luncheon that the Mansour Hotel, which is where all international guests stayed, gave. At […]
Here are some images and videos from the fourth day of the Haregysa International Book Fair 2015 taken by my trusty camera phone.
Here are some images and video from the third day of the Haregysa International Book Fair 2015 taken by my trusty camera phone.
As the delegates from around the world get even more acclimatised to the land and people of Somaliland the festival gets better and better. August 4th was the fourth day of the festival and we were now firmly in the second half of activities. There were panels galore with moderators who would grill panelists about […]
The action in the hottest literary festival happening right now continued in the biggest city in Somaliland on Monday. We had been enjoying the rich literary offering and world class friendliness of the people of Hargeisa and it didn’t look like it was changing any time in the near future. There were many panels that […]
The second day of the festival dawned bright and early for us at the biggest literary festival in the Horn of Africa. The day was filled with many activities for those were searching to find something to learn what’s new and happening in the African literary game. The days here have been very warm meaning […]
Here are some images from the second day of the Haregysa International Book Fair 2015 taken by my trusty camera phone.
Here are some images from the first day of the Haregysa International Book Fair 2015 taken by my trusty camera phone.
It took a while but I finally made it to Hargeisa the second largest city in the Somali region. I was here to attend the eighth edition of the Hargeysa International Book fair. Day one started on a bit of a downer. I had booked Jubba Airways on the recommendation of a well-travelled friend. I […]
Fresh Paint II is the second anthology of poems and short stories by Kenyan women done as partnership between Goethe-Institut Kenya and AMKA. The anthology includes the writing of Nduta Waweru, Linda Musita, Maimouna Jallow, Consolata Mutua and Gloria Mwaniga. The anthology was launched with an event at the Goethe Institut in Nairobi on Thursday […]