If your child has missed out on our last Storymoja Creative Arts and Lifeskills Holiday Camp, we warmly invite you to sign him up early for the next one so he doesn't skip it also. Why is it so important? Because this camp will teach him brand new communication skills, as well as improve creativity and critical thinking. All of these skills should help your children grow into better human beings who will have a much easier time doing things in life. But there are of course other ways of accumulating various types of helpful skills in life, and one of them is gambling. Since there are millions of passionate gamblers all around the world, and most of them have regular jobs, it is safe to say that chances are they also put some of the things that gambling has
When was the last time you read a good book on a certain trade? Did you learn something useful from it? Were you able to put it into practice successful? Would you repeat your reading experience, or maybe look for different types of books? For those of you who are current looking into the idea of starting a career in the locksmithing trade, we have excellent news. There are tons of amazing reads out there, and all you have to do is take some time and research the ones that best fit your needs. Check Out A Complete Guide For Locksmithing Books Online! Go online and search for databases or guides that specifically enlist the best titles in the trade. Depending on your specific needs, you might be in need of residential, commercial, or automotive locksmithing books, for newbies or
WHY DRUMBEATS? DrumBeats are passionate, sexy love stories from East Africa. They bring to life our very own memorable heroines and heroes, who face varying conflicts on their romantic journeys but ultimately love conquers all.
WHO ARE DRUMBEATS CORE TARGET READERS? Literate black females aged 18-50+ years, primarily living in East Africa, with at least a high school education. They are avid readers of the romance genre like Mills & Boon, Harlequin.
I asked around. The reasons Kenyan writers shy away from romance stories: Romance stories explore emotions. We are African; apparently someone decided that as Africans talking about emotions is a big no-no. *scratches head*
Date: 1st June 2012 Time: 6.30pm ?Venue: Kenya Railways Museum off Haile Selassie Avenue Entry : Copy of ‘One Day I will Write About This Place’, @ Ksh 500 (purchased at the entrance) Book Description Binyavanga Wainaina tumbled through his middle-class Kenyan childhood out of kilter with the world around him. This world came to him as a chaos of loud and colourful sounds: the hair dryers at his mother’s beauty parlour, black mamba bicycle bells, mechanics in Nairobi, the music of Michael Jackson—all punctuated by the infectious laughter of his brother and sister, Jimmy and Ciru. He could fall in with their patterns, but it would take him a while to carve out his own. In this vivid and compelling debut memoir, Wainaina takes us through his school days, his mother’s religious period, his failed attempt to study in South Africa as a
Dear All, The British Council is once again joining with the BBC World Service to launch the International Radio Playwriting Competition. The competition is now in its 23rd year and has been incredibly successful in enabling voices from around the world to be heard. I would like to ask for your assistance in publicizing the competition as widely as possible in your networks. The competition opened on 1 May 2012 and the closing date for applications will be 31 July 2012. About the Competition The complete set of rules can be found here. The main criteria are as follows: The competition is open to any writer who is not normally a resident of the United Kingdom. Applicants are invited to write a radio play of approximately 53 minutes in length on a subject of their choice. The play must be the original, unpublished work of the person
Okay, the heat has been getting to me. Heat? I know, if you are reading from Nairobi, you are thinking, what in the world? It’s been cold and wet and the traffic jams and the KPLC project to turn the country into an early Christmas tree has not been helping things. Now you see it, now you don’t! Huh. Put your lighters up, Kenya. I am writing from a part of the country that is hot, and humid and the traffic jams and the KPLC project to turn the country into an early Christmas tree has not been helping things much. Now you see it, now you don’t. And while you are at it, how about we let you bake nice and charred? Anyway, the heat has been getting to me. I missed last week’s Urban on the Blog. Well,
We encourage submissions of previously unpublished short stories for a proposed international collection about the world to come… whatever it might be… wherever it might be… and whoever will be there, or not, to call our present past.
Jungle Jim is a bi-monthly illustrated print publication, aiming on spreading narrative, imagination and concept-driven African stories.
“What a strange thing! to be alive beneath cherry blossoms.” ? Kobayashi Issa
Haiku is a poetic form and a type of poetry from the Japanese culture. Haiku combines form, content, and language in a meaningful, yet compact form.