Thursday, 19 February 2015 08:22

Literary Greats 2014

Thursday, 19 February 2015 07:01

Artists Corner

Nuru Bahati VISUAL ARTS-Graphic Design, Biro Art, Poet, EmceeNationality-Kenyan, Date of Birth: 04/09/1983, Sex-MaleStyle: Biro art (Ball pen)Still not convinced?See more on his Facebook page here: Want one for yourself or a loved one?Send the…
Saturday, 31 January 2015 10:23

Where are you from?

Where are you from? In all the years I lived in Kenya this was not something that I recall being asked, certainly not directly in so many words. You were there and everyone around sort…
Saturday, 31 January 2015 10:09

Tanzania - A country without heroes

Saturday, 31 January 2015 10:00

The soldiers that Empire forgot

Troops from Europe’s empires who fought in the First World War were quickly erased from official histories. They are remembered by John Siblon One Indian soldier in a cold trench in France replied bitterly to…
Saturday, 31 January 2015 09:55

Soldiers of Allah

Hari Nath Rai was relentlessly pursuing his scoop of the century about false prophets and spurious secularists and to expose the proclivities and propensities of phony Jihad declared by power-hungry fanatics with covert support of…
The volume of historic detail in Mohamed Said’s paper, Tanzania: A Country without Heroes,is impressive. Little of this information is known. He makes a persuasive case that numerous individuals who made critical contributions in the…
Saturday, 31 January 2015 09:37


A life is not easy to put on stage. Lives are messy things, with lots of boring everyday bits and occasional highs and lows. A real life is as far removed from the three unities…
Saturday, 31 January 2015 09:23

Religion and Politics in History

Annar Cassam and Karim Hirji conducted an exchange in early 2011 relating to the role of religion in society. It occurred in the context of examining Mwalimu Nyerere’s policy of Socialism and Self-Reliance. Because of…
Two common pitfalls characterize the reading of Asian presence in Kenya and East Africa; one is the tendency to undertake such projects within the broad strokes of postcolonial, postmodern thought patterns with focus on ‘mainstream’…
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