Launches Poetry Uganda

Philippa Namutebi Kabali Kagwa launches ‘Flame and Song’ in Kampala

Philippa Namutebi Kabali Kagwa launched her debut collection of prose and poetry Flame and Song at a well-attended event in Kampala, Uganda on Tuesday April 4, 2017. Philippa Namutebi Kabali Kagwa was a child in Uganda in a period that has been indelibly seared into the minds of all Africans; during the murderous regime of Idi […]

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Kagumiire, Kakoma and Nabagereka kick off Uganda International Writers Conference 2017

Rosebell Kagumiire, Nyana Kakoma and Zaahida Nabagereka were the first panellists at the Uganda International Writers Conference 2017 in Kampala, Uganda. They were moderated by Elone Natumanya. The third edition of the Uganda International Writers Conference 2017 kicked off on March 6th at the Fairway Hotel in Kampala, Uganda. The conference was organised by our […]

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Saraba eyes East Africa with Storymoja collaboration

We all know Saraba for their work in the anthology space as well as with their new manuscript project. This time round the team from Saraba have opted for an East African invasion by working with the Storymoja Festival. As you might know, Storymoja is Kenya and East Africa’s definitive literary festival. Seriously. Just search […]


A partnership between Kampala and Bremen writers

Kenyans will be familiar with a partnership in the last few years called BLNRB. This project involved artists, of the musical kind, from between Kenya city Nairobi and German city Berlin. The project involved the two sets of artists collaborating and fashioning an album and touring in the two countries. The Germans have struck again […]

Anthologies Book Reviews Fiction

A review of the first Jalada Collective

Book: Sketch of a bald woman in the semi-nude and other stories Writers: Tuelo Gabonewe, Jacque Ndinda, Orem Ochiel, Nyana Kakoma, Alexander Ikawah, Anne Moraa, Kiprop Kimutai, Novuyo Rose Tshuma, Moses Kilolo, Clifton Gachagua, Wambui Wairua and Idza Luhumyo. Editor: Anne Moraa Publisher: Jalada Publishing year: 2014 Available: The Jalada Collective is a group […]