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Dazzling display at the Affordable Art Show

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That Kenya is teeming with artistic talent came out in the open on the night of Friday October 24 when the Affordable Art Show...

Nerea, beauty in a message

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The first time I listened to Sauti Sol's latest single, 'Nerea', in a matatu, I thought the lyrics were jarring. The conservative voice in...

Power display by Ngecha artistes at the museum

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The highly acclaimed TV drama Game of Thrones might be on its last stretch but it would appear that it has left a mark...

Why pupils in public schools are performing better

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When schools were opening, there were complaints all over, especially on social media, by folks, with kids in academies, expressing frustrations at how queues...

Ngugi’s new book launched in Nairobi

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Kenya’s most celebrated author, Ngugi wa Thiong’o, was in town and there is no way I was going to miss the occasion of launching...

Kenyan publishers: The weak link in Kenyan writing?

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Kenyan publishers: The weak link in Kenyan writing? A Paper presented at an international seminar on Historical Legacy and Contemporary Writing in the Commonwealth, held...

Onduko bw’Atebe: Writing is a labour of love

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Despite the challenges facing the local writing industry, writer Onduko bw’Atebe prefers to see it as a half full glass rather than half empty....

Miguna’s book: Nothing new so let the readers decide

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This is what I wrote on June 6, 2012. I trust is makes sense… When Raila Odinga advisor turned-bitter foe, Miguna Miguna announced that he...

Blame it on Sheng…er, at your own risk

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Whenever explanations are sought on poor performances, in English or Kiswahili, in national exams, Sheng is always on the surface waiting to be summoned,...

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...