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Kenya Film Commission Gears Up for the 2024 Kalasha International Film and TV Market, Festival & Awards

The event is aimed at positioning Kenya as a major regional business and creative hub,…

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Celebrating Hip-Hop At 50: Ten of the Best Kenyan Cyphers of All Time

In Kenya, established artistes and music outlets have often used cyphers to introduce new protégées…

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Kikuyu Benga Music: How an Appropriated Sound Became a People’s Way of Connecting With Their Root

The endeavours of musicians from past eras, both of the first and second generations, have…

Zippy Kimundu recieves funding from Sundance Institute Grant 2023 (Afrocritik)
Kenyan Filmmaker, Zippy Kimundu, to Receive Funding as Sundance Institute Announces 2023 Documentary Fund Grantees

The initiative by Sundance Institute supports works of nonfiction filmmakers from around the globe, with…

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Sondeka Awards: How Creatives Garage Continues to Empower Kenyan & African Creatives

Kenya is unaccustomed to recognising prowess in literature as an art form. The Sondeka Awards…

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China Partners Kenya Government to Launch an Animation Exhibition Tour, Twinkle Star Project

The exhibition tour is part of events lined up for the 60th anniversary of China-Kenya…

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“Nafsi” Review: A Surrogacy Gone Wrong Jeopardises Relationships in Kenyan Feature

Nafsi is a slow but chilling drama about friendship, societal standards, power dynamics in romantic…

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Khadija Abdalla Bajaber’s “The House of Rust” is a Story of Myths, Fantasies and Quests

The House of Rust is a novel of many seasons. Bajaber’s slippery narration is telling,…

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“Country Queen” Review: Kenya’s First Netflix Original Series Is Potent but Drab

Country Queen stands out for its hard-hitting themes tackled with the deserved nuance and set…

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Kenyan Writer, Idza Luhumyo, Wins 23rd AKO Caine Prize for African Writing

By Editor Kenyan writer, Idza Luhumyo, has been announced winner of the 2022 AKO Caine…