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Writing the story of Henry Wanyoike

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This story first appeared in the premier edition (July - September 2010) of The Kenyan Runner, the one that had David Rudisha on...

Mbugua, Dawood to battle it out for Wahome Mutahi Literary Prize

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This year’s Wahome Mutahi Literary prize is shaping up to be another epic battle between surgeon Yusuf Dawood and journalist Ng’ang’a Mbugua. They both...

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...

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...

Wangari Maathai’s book at Storymoja Book Club

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Prof Wangari Maathai’s memoirs Unbowed, will be the subject of discussion during this month’s Storymoja’s Book Club. The event takes place on Monday 7th...

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...

Otieno Amisi: Death of a Kenyan Poet

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His was such a powerful voice, especially coming from a person of such small stature. Even as he was ailing, Amisi's voice did not...

Shape of things to come…

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Friends, I have waited for this moment for a very long time (sounds rather cliched eh?) Ok let me rephrase it; I've always...

Letter from Washington: The debate continues…

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I decided to retrieve the following comment from the comments section, which is in response to the on going debate on Harare North. I...

The Alembi I knew

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Saturday, January 16, and I am relaxing in the house minding my business, when at around 7.40 pm a text message bursts into my...