Redscar McOdindo K’Oyuga: Enkare, Jalada and Poetry Potion

Its not ending. More organisations have come out denying plagiarist of the decade Redscar McOdindo K’Oyuga. They are Enkare, Jalada and Poetry Passion. The fallout continues from the mess that was unleashed on us by the criminal actions of a young man. Organisations like Nyanza Literary festival as well as Writivism and Babishai Niwe have […]

Kenya Poetry

Redscar McOdindo K’Oyuga: Writivism and Babishai Niwe release statements

Writivism and Babishai Niwe Poetry Foundation have released statements on the ongoing clusterfuck that is Redscar McOdindo K’Oyuga. We are starting to finally get our minds around the mess that Redscar McOdindo K’Oyuga left when he opted to build a poetry career with blatant theft of other poets work. Facebook, Twitter and Whatsapp across the […]

Awards Festivals Kenya

Nyanza Literary Festival 2016 winners announced in Kisumu

Update: A previous version of this blog indicated that Redscar McOdindo K’Oyuga won the poetry prize. The prize givers have since withdrawn his award after it emerged that he was a serial plagiarist. The inaugural Nyanza Literary Festival 2016 winners announced at the Kiboko Bay Resort in Kisumu County, Kenya on 27th August 2016 is Troy Onyango […]

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Kenyan and Nigerian are joint Babishai Niwe Poetry Prize 2016 winners

Kenyan Sanya Noel and Nigerian Moyosore Orimoloye are joint Babishai Niwe Poetry Prize 2016 winners. The announcement was made at a fancy do at the Fang Fang Restaurant in Kampala Uganda at the close of the Babishai Niwe Poetry Festival 2016. Kampala, Uganda was the host of a series of events for adults and children which […]