Education Kenya

10 year old Chela roots for libraries (embarrassing our adult selves)

So what were you doing when you were ten years old? On my part, I was trying to figure out how the hell to navigate class four and its joys. These included running around the schoolyard, borrowing Anderson’s bike for a ride and enjoying that one shilling piece of maize with chilli at the bus […]

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Jalada Africa to launch Languages Anthology

Jalada Africa will launch their Languages Anthology, their fourth, this Saturday at the Creatives Garage, off Ngong Road, Nairobi on Saturday, November 14th 2015. We all know about the collective of writers from all over the continent who the changed the way some of us looked at writing in the same way that the Wu […]

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Africans galore on International Dublin Literary Award 2016 longlist

The International Dublin Literary Award, formerly known as the IMPAC Award, is the richest in the world for a single work of fiction in English with the winner going home with €100 000. If the winning book is a translation, the author receives €75 000 and the translator €25 000. Just like last year, there […]