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

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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

Tamthilia ya PANGO na Kyalo W. Wamitila

Tamthilia ya PANGO na Kyalo W. Wamitila

Tamthilia ya PANGO na Kyalo W. Wamitila

Tamthilia hii ni mchango mwingine mwafaka katika medani ya fasihi hasa uga wa drama. Kwa mara nyingine tena, Wamitila amedhihirisha ukereketwa wake katika kuikuza na kuitilia mbolea fasihi ya Kiswahili hapa Afrika Mashariki.

Pango ni tamthilia inayotufunulia na kujadili utata wa kisiasa, uchumi , uongozi na migongano ya wimbi la ukale na la usasa. Ni kichokozi na kichocheo cha fikra kwa wahakiki na wanafunzi vyuoni na katika shule za sekondari. Mwandishi ni mwelendi wa lugha na kunga za fani ya tamthilia. Continue reading

Kenyans’ View(s) on Binyavanga Wainaina’s revelation that He’s “gay”

Binyavanga Wainaina

Binyavanga Wainaina

In an article published in The CHRONIC, a South African website, titled; I am a homosexual mum. Binyavanga Wainaina writes a letter to his mother, revealing his long kept secret,

“Nobody, nobody, ever in my life has heard this. Never mum.”

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Get to Know all About Binyavanga Wainaina

Binyavanga Wainaina

Binyavanga Wainaina

Binyavanga Wainaina (born 18 January 1971) is a Kenyan author, journalist and winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing.

Binyavanga Wainaina was born in Nakuru in Rift Valley province. He attended Moi Primary School in Nakuru, Mangu High School in Thika, and Lenana School in Nairobi. He later studied commerce at the University of Transkei in South Africa.

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“The Reunion” By Leonard Njenga Kibera

“The Reunion” By Leonard Njenga Kibera

 The Reunion is about Paul, a boy brought up by a single mother whose memory of her estranged husband is very bitter.

To confound the matter, Paul and his mother live in a slum where the author deftly uses the anagram Mururu for Mukuru slum.

Their house is neatly placed between an ageing acacia tree and a mould of earth. It was said to have housed a water pump for the city’s water supply decades ago but was abandoned.

The small 10X10 with two of the walls made of cardboard was their abode. The iron sheets were rotting and leaked in several places.

A tiny cardboard room at the back served as the bathroom and a latrine.

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