Aly-Khan Satchu, author of the provocatively titled bestseller, Anyone Can Be Rich, leads this session on the investment opportunities offered by the Nairobi Stock Exchange.
Sunday Nation columnist and Nairobi-based management consultant Sunny Bindra leads this Enterprise and Finance session on customer service.
If you were HIV-positive, would you go ahead and have a child? Asunta Wangura did and told the world about it in her Nation newspaper column that inspires thousands. Come listen to her amazing story of how she has dealt with the harrowing stigma of living with HIV. A leading health activist, Ms. Wangura is the founder and director of one of the oldest HIV advocacy groups in Kenya, KENWA. She will be interviewed by Kingwa Kamencu, author of “To Grasp a Star” and soon-to-be Rhodes Scholar.
Honourable Minister Mohamed Haroun Kafi, Sudanese writer and Diplomat will be at the Storymoja Hay Festival with his daughter Ludia Shima Haroun.
The winner is Stephen Mwangi Ichungwa who will receive two Full Festival Passes. CONGRATULATIONS! I trust that you will make the most of this opportunity not only to network with other writers, with publishers and editors, but also to chart your way to the heights of your writing career.
Kwani Trust is pleased to announce the launch of a short story competition with a 1st prize of Ksh 100000, Ksh 75000 for the 2nd prize, and Ksh 50000 for the third prize, as well as publication in the upcoming issue of Kwani? 06.
True Love will be hosting an interactive discussion forum on the emotive issue of domestic violence during the 2009 Storymoja Hay Festival. It will be moderated by editor Wayua Muli and will feature speakers from FIDA, MENGEN, Nairobi Women’s Hospital and Amani Counselling Centre.
Always gripping, often terrifying, and occasionally inspirational, the Kenyan prison memoir is one of the country’s most controversial literary forms. Today, three formerly imprisoned writers come together to discuss their experiences and their writing.
Friday 31st July 2009, at 4pm – 5:30pm Publishing and Marketing Panel Discussion w/ John Mwazemba, Agatha V, KPA – Laurence Njagi of Mountaintop Publishers, Stanley Gazemba, Doreen/Bibi Bakare /Billy Kahora
Fiction leads us into usually unfamiliar worlds that both repel and thrill us. This conversation brings together writers who explore the dangerous side of human nature: the lives of prostitutes (Nigerian award winning writer Chika Unigwe), criminals (Kenyan writers Onduko Bwa’Atebe and Moraa Gitaa, American writer Lee Siegel and Nigerian writer Tony Kan).