Judy Kibinge’s films; Coming of Age and Killer Necklace (MNET Production), both award winning short films as well as The Man who knew too much, a short documentary about Goldenberg whistleblower, David Munyakei will be shown at the Storymoja Hay Festival on Friday, 31st July, 2009 at 4pm to 5.30 at the Impala Club Grounds.
You have a chance to come and find out what all the fuss us about. “Cut off My Tongue” now has two shows scheduled at the Alliance Francaise. Date: April 21st and 22nd
Is it a play, is it dramatized poetry, what is it? Whatever! What we can confirm is that you will be entertained, challenged, invigorated and even understood.
Come celebrate ideas, books and culture. Mark the dates in your diary.
I feel that people shouldn’t expect too much from Obama really. Its the idea, the concept, that spark of light in the darkness that should excite them whatever happens here on in. The Palestinians will still want to kill all Israelis, The Israelis will still not want to give up any inch of their territory, the extremists on all sides will still dig in – but for one magical moment, we all saw what was possible. The next generations have at least seen some spark to illuminate and guide their way forward. Just like when Mandela was released, Martin Luther king Jr’s great speech – and so on. Once in a while, a light flares up in the darkness. I once started writing a story about an old man who is totally disillusioned about everything. He has lived long and
Inside the matatu were posters of local and international celebrities. Musicians, footballers, athletes, politicians basketball adorned the sides of the vehicle. A few witty phrases had also made their way into the matatu. My favourite ones: ‘Why is there so much month left at the end of the money?’ and ‘Take Me Drunk, I am Home’
Annette Majanja was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. She works for Kwani?, one of Kenya’s premier literary journals. She recently ran out of reasons not to write. Read her story Passing