Book Clubs Kenya

Cosmos Book Club begins with Ng’ang’a Mbugua’s Angels of the Wild

The Cosmos Book Club, the newest in town, kicked off with author Ng’ang’a Mbugua engaging on his award winning book Angels of the Wild. The event was moderated by book blogger James Murua. The Cosmos Coffee House at the Highwayy Mall (yes its Highwayy with two “y’s” in the name – there is no typo […]

Kenya Launches

Jagero Oduor’s Ghost of 1894 launches with bizarre moderation

Jagero Oduor’s second book Ghosts of 1894 launched at the Goethe Institut in Nairobi on October 19th, 2016. On his panel were University of Nairobi’s Dr Tom Odhiambo and book blogger James Murua with bizarre moderation from Khainga O’Okwemba. Ghosts of 1894 is the sophomore book by Kenyan writer Oduor Jagero and it follows Habineza […]

Festivals South Africa

Abantu Book Festival 2016 announces confirmed guests

The Abantu Festival 2016 set for 06 – 10 December in Soweto, South Africa have announced some of their guests and the lineup is epic. The Abantu Book Festival with Thando Mgqolozana as director and Panashe Chigumadzi as curator is organised under the theme, Our Stories. The new festival celebrates African stories through written and […]

Festivals Poetry

Babishai Niwe Poetry Festival 2016 to make Kampala splash

The Babishai Niwe Poetry Festival 2016, founded by Beverley Nambozo, will be making a Kampala splash as poets and other performers land in the Ugandan capital from 24-26th August 2016. There will a flurry of activity over a three day period in venues around Kampala featuring some of the most well-known names in African poetry […]