Despite many economic and political hurdles, the desire to tell stories about the complex realities of a postcolonial African society is unstoppable. Young Kenyan auteur cinema is striving for international screens.
A hand taps on the staff room door and I sit up. I am disoriented for precisely one minute before I pull my mask...
'Once, There Was a Star' is a sublime piece of historical fiction weaved masterfully: a detailed chronological account of Ismail Muse’s life circa 1977 spanning a 10-year war and his daughter’s coming of age.
I have inserted one chest tube, two catheters and stitched four guys including one extremely drunk one who kept calling me mother’s buttocks. It...
Although hailed as an astute Luo rumba artiste by music reviewers in newspapers and magazines, few are aware of the musician’s first compositions that were in pure paced benga and why he chose to do almost all his songs again with tunes of rumba.
Singing 'Tiyende pamodzi' conjures up in the Christian imagination, ideas of finding ‘the way’, ‘journeying’ and being on a ‘pilgrimage’.
Tom Mboya died this day, 52 years ago. Today we celebrate his friend, William X Scheinman, an American philanthropist whose grave is decked inside Mboya’s mausoleum.