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Writivism Festival Day 2: historical novels, non-fiction and cocktails

Then the third day of the Writivism Festival 2015 rolled through; one filled with activities of interest to those who want to know more about the African writing world. The highlight of the day had to have been the keynote address given by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi and moderated by James Murua. Nansubuga for those who […]

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Writivism Day 1: Master Classes, Panel, Tsitsi and Rolex

*Jeff Koinange voice* What a day! What a series of master classes! What a panel! What a speech by the one and only TSISTI DANGAREMBGA! The Tsitsi of Nervous Conditions! The Tsitsi of Neria! Oh my! What a smokin’ day of Writivism Festival 2015! Someone call G4S!*ends voice narration* Day one of the Writivism Festival […]

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Writivism Festival 2015: Day 2 promises loads

It’s getting to day two at the Writivism Festival 2015 which will be on the Thursday people. To those who want to keep up I tell you that this is the place to be right now. Just like on day one there shall be school tour happening and this time round the school enjoying the […]

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The Writivism Festival 2015 is here! (Day one is coming)

The hype towards the Writivism Festival 2015 happening in Kampala, Uganda has been intense with good reason. We love the idea of activism to get the writing gospel out there and this is one of the most innovative vehicles for African writers out there. This blogger arrived early Tuesday morning after a bus journey from […]