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Arts & Culture

Kwaheri to Kenya’s literary star and my writer friend Grace Ogot
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We first met in 1957 as rivals in debate between Maseno and Alliance. The two schools had a bond in Carey Francis who had been headmaster of both schools at different times. Maseno hosted us.

How Grace Ogot made Kenya's literary torch shine bright
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Grace Akinyi Ogot, the former Gem MP who died on Wednesday, skillfully combined politics with a serious literary life that saw her publish several highly acclaimed books.

Want your work published? Here is how
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Every time I tell people I am an editor, quite a few of them ask me how they can get their work published.

US actor Harrison Ford badly hurt in two-seater plane crash
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Hollywood star Harrison Ford was injured when the small plane he was flying suffered engine failure and crash-landed on a golf course outside Los Angeles, officials said.

Stop and read this ‘controversial’ book!
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At a time when all the talk is about a continent on the rise, one man has written a brave book, A Confident Africa, A New Social- Economic Morality.

Theatre to stage Maya Angelou's poetry
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Celebrated American poet Maya Angelou will be immortalised starting Thursday when Tone Theatre Productions in conjunction with the US Embassy Nairobi stage 'The Caged Bird Sings' – a collection of her most famous poetry rendered in music, dance and elocution at the Phoenix Players Theatre.

Radio Maisha commands the airwaves
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On the last Tuesday of January, a call came through to the Radio Maisha studio, shaking presenters Alex Mwakideu and Jalang’o.

Banned in Nigeria, Obasanjo to launch memoir in Nairobi
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On December 1, last year, Nigeria’s billionaire Tony Elumelu was hosting a cocktail party to a group of journalists in Lagos.

Winnie Mandela recalls her struggle against apartheid
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Last year marked the 20th anniversary of the end of the apartheid system in South Africa.

Gerald Langiri on risqué role, piracy and future projects
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Gerald Langiri’s new film Fundi-mentals hits the cinemas this coming Thursday. Gerald plays the starring role of Joseph, an owner of a repair shop in Kinoo town.

Poets’ corner: AT THE GATE PILLAR
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Yards from that magnificent mansion

Fake certificates: Why I had to hide my Obliviation Institute papers from Michelle
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I have always had a sneaky feeling that Michelle did not excel in the fashion course she was pursuing with gusto last year. Or maybe she got caught up in the web of fake diplomas flooding downtown Nairobi.

Like the phoenix, Florida club rises again
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The night spot, previously known as F1—reopened its brand-new doors, barely months after its landmark, space-ship-like ‘ancestor’ was shut down and later demolished.

New Year fete, Chinese style
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Last Friday, a group Kenyan students learning the Chinese language at the Confucius Institute affiliated to Nairobi University, showcased the various creative skills mastered in their course work.

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