A comment I often hear is that books are linked to learning and most Kenyans stop buying or reading books as soon as they stop learning. Well, the news is that many people are going back to school. MBA courses are popular – at USIU, Nairobi University and Strathmore, for example.
Cooking in the Halls of Residence!
Readers are encouraged to both critique and vote for the story they believe should wear the crown. At the end of the week, the votes will be tallied and the story with the most votes will posted on the Storymoja Website as the Story of the Week on the Friday of the same week.
7pm. Thursday 28th May, 2009
Centerprise Trust, Dalston
136 Kingsland High Street,
London E8 2NS.
The Diary of a Fat Black Woman!
1st World Peace Poetry Festival Kenya 2009 under the theme: “Reconcile, Transform, Forgive & Reconnect” to be held from 19th to 20th September,in Nairobi Kenya
This editor admits that after a few weeks not working on the blog, I felt rather rusty, and a bit terrified. Rusty because I had forgotten some of the codes for maintaining the writers’ blog, and terrified because this blog represents the creativity and love for words of many writers in the Storymoja community, and I would loathe to misrepresent it. So, I sat for almost an hour trying to figure out what to say here. Fortunately the TV was on, and the remote control close enough for me to manipulate from the living room couch where I am held hostage.[I will parlay on this opportunity to elicit sympathy by declaring that I have been quite ill for a while, but Storymoja in the spirit of celebrating writers and creating jobs for the youth, considered me both a writer and
Moderators will receive a stipend of $1,000 per month.They should have a strong background in agricultural development, and preference given to those with experience in Africa and with women’s issues.
Boniface Gachugu, the writer of this week’s story ‘The Ivory Tower’ is an avid young writer. He is published both in Kenya and Nigeria .
Slowly, noisily and magnanimously, she rose from her seat, her huge bulk making and causing an orchestra of noises; from the groaning of her seat, the sucking squelch of the upholstery, and the creaking of her joints to the swishing noise her nylon dress made.