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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...

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...

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,...

Ng’ang’a Mbugua’s Terrorist of the Aberdare wins Wahome Mutahi Prize

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Ng'ang'a Mbugua's novella, Terrorist of the Aberdare has won the third edition of the Wahome Mutahi Literary Award, while John Habwe's book Cheche za...

Mbugua’s new book a fitting tribute to Wangari Maathai

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It would appear that matters to do with environmental conservation occupy a special place in Ng'ang'a Mbugua's world. Yet, it is these conservation matters...

Book on Kalembe Ndile out

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I have always been fascinated by the outgoing Kibwezi MP Kalembe Ndile, who is also an assistant minister in the Ministry of Tourism. His...

Literary Gangster: Smitta’s poetry book

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Saturday, November 10 was a big day for Tony Mochama. He was launching his book What if I am a Literary Gangster? – a...

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...

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...

Uhuru Kenyatta’s art gift for George Bush

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While President Uhuru Kenyatta was visiting the US, greater focus was, understandably, on the details of the trade talks as well as the fact...