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  1. PRIME When Dad dies: Chimamanda grapples with grief in new book

    In the elegy to her father James Nwoye Adichie, Nigerian writer delves into sorrow and memory.

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  2. Bukenya: Affirmative action - Makerere women grab majority shares

    Makerere’s motto is “We build for the future”. That future will be glorious if gender equity is part of it.

    Makerere University
  3. Art movement to give Nairobi a facelift through all murals

    Artists to be given a chance to showcase their talent and promote safety and beauty in the city.

    Bomb Squad team
  4. PRIME Sh20,000 for this book? No problem, I’ll buy it

    A look at Kenyans who do not mind buying that very expensive book.

    Book reader
  5. Why Kiraitu has no apologies to make and no songs to fake

    Being a poet, writer and accomplished lawyer, the Governor of Meru, is more nimble with words and imagery than a monkey in a forest.

    Meru Governor Kiraitu Murungi
  6. Prophetic poetry and majestic guns of the Chadian liberators

    President Idriss Deby, who had just won a sixth term in a row, goes and gets himself killed in a battle with rebels seeking to overthrow him.

  7. Untold stories of Goan Africans in making of Kenyan nation

    ‘Twilight of the Exiles’ deepens our understanding of how ravages of nationalism, misrule and corruption affected a minority community.

     ‘Twilight of the Exiles’
  8. Our obsession with exam results doesn’t always tally with reality

    One needs more than just good grades or high IQ to be successful in life.

    George Magoha
  9. Austin Bukenya: Why I’m sharing my Christmas tender moments and wonders

    In the case of 2020, one may justifiably wonder whether there is anything worth celebrating in it.

  10. By the Book: Jane Ngunjiri

    I’m currently reading Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill and working on my second book.

  11. Are local publishers on their last chapter?

    With schools closed due to Covid-19, firms are weighing options as stacks of books gather dust in warehouses.

  12. By the Book: Lesalon Kasaine

    I am very observant and I mostly live in my imagination.

  13. By the Book: Glory Abah

    Glory Abah is a Nigerian writer and a creative writing coach.

  14. Book sales soar as French lockdown eases

    Even so, overall, sales were 60 percent down compared the corresponding period in 2019.

  15. By the Book: Jacob Aliet

    Jacob Aliet is the author of Shoreline Origins, Magnolia Flower, First Encounters, The Photographer, and Levant Church which is his latest work of fiction.

  16. Book Review: Who Will Catch Us as We Fall

    Whatever the book lacks in proper Kiswahili phrases, it makes up for in the vivid descriptions of the city.

  17. Mike Mburu: I don’t believe that Kenyans don’t read

    'I have worked at Kwani Trust for 13 years now.'

  18. By the Book: Yidana Waterz

    Waterz Yidana is a 33-year-old award winning Ghanaian playwright, poet and essayist.

  19. By the Book: Misky Nur Abdullahi

    Misky Nur Abdullahi, 19, is a poet from Mandera County.

  20. Kenyan blogger James Murua to judge Caine Prize

    Only five stories will be chosen by the judges.


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