The Green Cross of Kafira By Francis D. Imbuga

 The Green Cross of Kafira By Francis D. Imbuga

The Green Cross of Kafira By Francis D. Imbuga

The Green Cross of Kafira, published posthumously by Bookmark Africa, is the last in a trilogy of Kafira plays that started with Betrayal in the City (1975), followed by Man of Kafira, first staged in 1979.

When the play opens, they are on a spying mission that is supposed to be so covert, it must be carried out in the absence of their personal assistants, drivers and even bodyguards. Continue reading

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DEN OF INEQUITIES – KINYANJUI KOMBANI DOES IT AGAIN

DEN OF INIQUITIES - KINYANJUI KOMBANI DOES IT AGAIN

DEN OF INIQUITIES – KINYANJUI KOMBANI DOES IT AGAIN

Kinyanjui Kombani, “the writer of the critically acclaimed” Novel ‘The Last Villains of Molo’ comes “DEN OF INIQUITIES

Published by Longhorn Publishers, Continue reading

KAMUSI TEULE ya Kiswahili – Kilele cha Lugha; East African Publishers Ltd.

KAMUSI TEULE ya Kiswahili - Kilele cha Lugha; East African Publishers   Ltd.

KAMUSI TEULE ya Kiswahili – Kilele cha Lugha; East African Publishers Ltd.

Yapo makamusi na kamusi ambazo hazikomi kuchapishwa kila uchao; Hili ni
jambo la kupendeza na la kufurahikia maana’ke, inaashiria kesho njema
yenye utajiri wa mengi katika lugha ya Kiswahili.

KAMUSI TEULE ya Kiswahili – Kilele cha Lugha

“Ni zao la utafiti wa kina uliofanywa na waandishi na wanaleksikogrofia
wenye tajriba kubwa. Continue reading

Who is Micere Githae Mugo?

sqMicere Githae Mugo was born in 1942, in Baricho, Kirinyaga District, Kenya. The daughter of two progressive (liberal) teachers, she received a solid primary and secondary education in Kenya, attending Alliance Girls High School.

She became one of the first black students to be allowed to enroll in what had previously been a segregated academy. She later attended Makerere University (where she gained her B.A. in 1966), the University of New Brunswick (gaining her M.A. in 1973) and University of Toronto (where she gained her PhD in 1978).She took up a teaching position at the University of Nairobi in 1973, and in 1978[5] or 1980 became Dean of the Faculty of Arts, making her the first female faculty dean in Kenya. She taught at the University of Nairobi until 1982, and has also taught at the University of Zimbabwe. Continue reading

Tamthilia ya ‘AMEZIDI’ na Said A. Mohamed

Tamthilia ya 'AMEZIDI' na Said A. Mohamed

Tamthilia ya ‘AMEZIDI’ na Said A. Mohamed

Ame na Zidi wanajikuta katika umaskini mkubwa katika bahari iliyohaa mali. Katika hali hii ya uhitaji, wanatambua kuwa hawana jingine la kufanya ila kuomba msaada ili wayatosheleze mahitaji yao. Msaada unapokuja, unaleta unaleta madhara mengi zaidi.

Huu ni mchezo mawazoni unaotazama matatizo ya kijamii na ya kiuchumi katika nchi nyingi za kiafrika za hivi leo.

Mwandishi alizaliwa Unguja (Zanzibar) mwaka wa 1947. Alielimishwa huko huko Unguja na baadaye akajiunga na chuo kikuu cha Dar-es- Salaam, na kisha chuo kikuu cha Leipzig, Ujerumani. Amefundisha katika shule za upili na vyuo mbalimbali. Kabla ya ku7hamia Ujerumani, alikuwa Profesa katika Chuo kikuu cha masomo ya kigeni cha Osaka, Ujapani. Continue reading