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Fare thee well George Tyson

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The Tanzanian movie industry is mourning the death George Tyson the man credited with revolutionisng that industry. He made his name with the 2002...

These are Kenya’s most pirated books

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The Kenya Publishers Association (KPA) is sounding out alarm bells; book piracy is threatening to erase all the gains made by the industry over...

Michael Soi’s art draws wrath of Chinese

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The other day visual artist Michael Soi took to his Facebook page to protest an incident where he got ‘visitors’ at his studio based...

Are these the top ten Kenyan books of all time?

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    Sometime back I compiled a list of what I thought we the top ten Kenyan books of all time. I actually did the project...

The sorry state of creative writing in Kenya

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Towards the end of September book lovers will get to know the winners of the Wahome Mutahi Literary Prize. This will be the fifth...

Mwangi Gicheru: an obituary

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The Kenyan literary scene is the poorer following the death of Mwangi Gicheru, the man that brought you the novel Across the Bridge. Gicheru,...

When a talented poet seduces your mind

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A poet, like a spider, works tirelessly spinning silver yarns. He struggles, endures until finally, a pattern is made: a web of beauty; a...

A Taste of Fame: A review

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Fake it till you make it. This is a common refrain in the make believe worldof showbiz and pop culture. Here, outward appearances –...

Kinyanjui Kombani and his journey as a writer

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Maisha Yetu: Describe your best moment as a writer Kinyanjui Kombani: The relaunch of The Last Villains of Molo in September 2012 at Daystar University,...

Unsellable art: What you need to know

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Below is a press statement from the Network of Kenya Visual Artists (NKVA), who will be holding an exhibition, at the National Museums of...