Chigozie Obioma takes FT/Oppenheimer Funds Emerging Voices Fiction Award 2015

Its official ladies. Nigerian writer Chigozie Obioma’s novel The Fishermen is the winner of the inaugural FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Fiction Award. Obioma beat other worthy…

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Dr Robert Ouko Memorial Library is Kenya’s best library in 2015

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…

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YouTube Videos from the Storymoja Festival 2015

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…

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Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor wins Jomo Kenyatta Prize for literature 2015

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…

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Storymoja Festival 2015: Blog numero deux

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…

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Storymoja Festival 2015: Blog numbero uno

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…

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