1. Creative economy ‘reeling from the effects of Covid-19’ crisis

    The most affected were the performing arts (theatre, festivals, live music, dance and events), audio-visuals and visual arts.

    A scene from Alex Mukulu’s play ‘30 Years of Bananas’
  2. Bulawayo deploys Orwellian style to call out African despots 

    Bulawayo’s Glory is rich with the paradoxes that loom around the line that intersects between allegory and realpolitik.

    Noviolet Bulawayo
  3. Austin Bukenya: My belief in science, animal intelligence and our orature

    Today, in our highly interconnected world, observations and discoveries are globally shared and discussed within hours.

    Artificial Intelligence
  4. Tony Mochama, Boniface Mwalii to be declared winners in EAJAK inaugural poll

    Association set to hold elections on January 21 with the posts of chairperson and secretary uncontested.

    Journalists Tony Mochama and Boniface Mwalii.
  5. Boris Johnson bags lucrative deal for tell-all memoir

    He was forced out of 10 Downing Street last September, and his supporters have been agitating for his return.

    Boris Johnson.
  6. A literary cocktail of love, loss and a dash of terror

    The book is an anthology of captivating short stories by 13 different Kenyan authors who have flexed their creative ingenuity.

    The cover of the book ‘Woman Beneath her Feet and Other Stories.’
  7. Gloria Kisilu: Conserving the environment is my second nature

    My grandmother was a basket weaver and she used to rally women to meet and weave together.

    Gloria Kisilu
  8. Play lays bare the human foibles of the political elite

    This is a socio-political play that explores the day-to-day political activities in a post-colonial African country.

    On set, one of the actors during ‘A Country Funeral’ reading at the Ndere Cultural Centre in Kampala’. 
  9. I am a proud basket weaver despite being a graduate

    “At first I was criticised and some asked me if this is all that a graduate could do. The negativity pushed me to put more efforts in my business," Mercy Mugao.

  10. Author on false narrative that Kenyans do not love reading

    Alexander Nderitu is an author with five books to his name. He is a pioneer of e-books in Kenya.

    Author Alexander Nderitu with his latest book, ‘Disco Matanga.’ 
  11. Lokko’s ‘Soul Sisters’ is a tale of love, race, power and secrets

    Written in 15 parts, the 432-page novel is a story of an unbreakable bond and unspeakable betrayal.

    The book cover for “Soul Sisters” by Lesley Lokko. 
  12. Martin Luther King Day and the challenge of advocacy 

    The surprise was not that Dr King was assassinated, but that he survived as long as he did.

    Dr Martin Luther King Jr
  13. Entries for Caine Prize Award open

    The submissions for the 2023 AKO Caine Prize Award for African Writing are now open.

    AKO Caine Prize for African Writing
  14. Henry Lisege: Writers are born, and all our great writers are self-made

    The secret of good writing is being married to books.

    Prof Egara Kabaji
  15. How I grew my YouTube channel to millions of views

    Susan runs the YouTube channel Suzy’s homestead, and was named one of YouTube’s Black Voices class of 2023.

  16. Austin Bukenya: Why Kasavuli wanted to attend my tennis classes

    The late Kasavuli had a lively, almost childlike, eagerness to learn.

    Veteran news anchor Catherine Kasavuli.
  17. Kenyan artist to feature on new Google Africa platform

    Mpinga's work will be showcased in the new Colours of Africa webpage on the Google Arts and Culture platform.

    Fashion designer Anyango Mpinga.
  18. Ode to the legendary duo of Pele, Kasavuli

    Both Kasavuli and Pelé exhibited mastery in what they did, although in different ways.

    The late legendary Brazilian footballer Pele and news anchor Catherine Kasavuli.
  19. Secretary who quit her job to start photography firm

    Before quitting, she enrolled for evening classes for a diploma in creative media and polished her photography skills.

  20. Sad story of African football through ‘AU 2023’ writers’ eyes 

    It is hard to see the Harambee Stars rising to bring a measure of joy to wananchi in 2023.

    African Union 2023 official writers
  21. Season of carols and the ghosts that haunt misers 

    Literature fills our world with exciting colours and textures—capturing the magic of the unexpected.



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