Reasons why you should not self publish that book

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Experience as they say is the best teacher. And we have years of experience from both the traditional and self-publishing industry. In this article, we give you ten reasons why you should not consider self-publishing as an option – well, we are just saying don’t do it: Marketing troubles Marketing tops

Call for Submissions for Young Adult Short Story

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Are you an African writer of any age who has an interest in writing young adult literature (13-19 years)? Do you have a story for this age that is written in Kiswahili, English or French? Will you be able to attend a workshop in either of these cities in February 2019 should

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

Lenga Ugaidi na Talanta Competition 2018

International Film Fund

Are you a Kenyan citizen? Are you a creative who produces film, poetry or music to counter violent extremism? Are you under 35 years? If your answer to the above questions is Yes, then Lenga Ugaidi na Talanta initiative is looking for you. The initiative seeks short films of maximum five minutes, poetry,

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

New Perspectives Seed Fund

International Film Fund

“Doc Society's New Perspectives seed fund is an international film fund supporting the development of documentary features on issues of social justice, driven by filmmakers who exhibit a unique perspective granted by their connection to the community or issue at hand.” Are you a filmmaker offering a rare insight of an

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