Goethe partners with Rusinga Festival for Island Reading Series

Rusinga Island 2018

The Goethe Institute is partnering with Rusinga Festival for the Island Reading Series, a storytelling and reading event at #RusingaFest2018 which will feature author and publisher Hillary Namunyu, renowned and award winning storytellers Wangari the Storyteller and Chunga Otiende. The interactive literary session will be among the many events that will

Sarah Pkyach is Miss Tourism Kenya 2018

Miss Tourism Kenya

Sarah Pkyach of West Pokot County was declared the National Winner of Miss Tourism Kenya! Sarah will represent Kenya in Miss Tourism International 2018 in Malaysia in December. She will also embark on various international trips marketing Kenya. The event was held on October 13, 2018 at the Safari Park

Kenyan Set Film Wins Global Award

Kenyan set film titled My Africa narrated by Lupita Nyong’o has won a global award. The nine-minute film won in the Virtual Reality/360° Storytelling category of the Jackson Hole Media Awards for “effectively using 360 technology and resources to advance an appreciation or understanding of a scientific discipline, discovery or

I Wanted to End My Life, Says Lady JayDee

Lady Jaydee suicide tweet

In a depressing tweet on 26th September, 2018 Tanzanian songbird Lady JayDee tweeted that she had harboured thoughts of ending her life. However, she was held back by the very thought of how much she has accomplished.       Translation: Yesterday I strongly felt like taking poison to end my life but then I

Somali Festival Building Positive Connections

The 4th edition of the Somali Heritage Week takes place on October 12th – 13, 2018 at the Kenya Cultural Centre. The two-day festival of arts, culture, literary and informative events celebrates the different dimensions and complexities of Somali identity in East Africa.  The theme for this year is Connectivity

Jandeka is Miss Tourism Kenya 2018 Kakamega Chapter

24 year old Linet Jandeka Kamadi from Lurambi Sub County is the new Miss Tourism Kenya – Kakamega County Chapter. She emerged overall winner beating twelve contestants in the event held at the Golf Hotel in Kakamega. Members of the public were given a chance to vote for the contestants online