Exploring Rusinga: A Hidden Paradise (Part 2)

Kenya festivals

Now, there seems to be an unwritten edict: a festival without food is no festival at all. And since we were here to celebrate Suba culture, it would have been disappointing to find nothing which could quell my riotous stomach. Definitely, my first stop is at the food tent, where

Exploring Rusinga: The Hidden Paradise (Part 1)

Lake Victoria

If there have been efforts of resuscitating the Suba culture before six years ago, then none of them has been as consistent and engaging as #Rusinga Festival. And with each new year, come new experiences for cross-cultural tourists. No one would have guessed that the cultural celebration would survive this

StorymojaFestival@10 – A Galaxy of Stories

Storymoja

We have eyes, but we don’t see. We have ears, but we don’t hear. We can read, but we don’t understand what we read. It is on that premise that the literati at the University of Nairobi, led by Ngugi wa Thiong’o and Taban Lo Liyong, advocated for the complete overhaul

Text Book Centre Jomo Kenyatta Prize for Literature 2017 Shortlist

Ole Kulet

The shortlist for the Text Book Centre Jomo Kenyatta Prize for Literature 2017 is out. English Adult Category The Whistleblower (Samuel Wachira) published by Longhorn Publishers The Elephant Dance (H. Ole Kulet) published by Longhorn Publishers Kiswahili Adult Category Majira ya Utasa (Timothy Arege) published by Spotlight Publishers Mashetani Wa Alepo (Tom Olali) published by Jomo

Hargeysa Experiences: Conversation with Riziki Mumba

Kasichana

Kasichana Riziki Mumba has a vivant demeanor. She describes herself as a lover of art, poetry, literature and music. You'll find me at almost all the events that have these being showcased and my love for reading helps me to appreciate the books I get to buy and read, she