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  • The Google Platform: Ory Okolloh, Dr Christian Turner and John Kampfner

    The Google Platform: Ory Okolloh, Dr Christian Turner and John KampfnerGoogle’s head of Policy and Government Relations, Africa and the Freedom of Expression advocate discuss the cultural and social transformative power of the internet and new technologies. They are joined by Dr Christian Turner, former Director of the Middle East and North Africa in the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Dr Turner is now British High Commissioner to Kenya.

    Storymoja Nairobi 2012, Friday 14 September, 10am - US EMBASSY STAGE - LOUIS LEAKEY AUDITORIUMaudio available

  • John Kampfner, Lauri Kubuitsile, Lawrence Njagi

    Content and Technology; digitisation, e-publishing and innovation

    John Kampfner, Lauri Kubuitsile, Lawrence NjagiWhat’s the future for writing and publishing in a time of digital delivery? A revolution of access and empowerment or the collapse of the industry? Or both/neither?

    Storymoja Nairobi 2012, Friday 14 September, 1pm - US EMBASSY STAGE - LOUIS LEAKEY AUDITORIUMaudio available

  • AKAs and the Shidas

    Booklaunch

    AKAs and the ShidasMuthoni Garland is joined by the Kenya Human Rights Commission.

    Storymoja Nairobi 2012, Friday 14 September 2012, 4pm - US EMBASSY STAGE - LOUIS LEAKEY AUDITORIUMaudio available

  • Giles Foden talks to John Sibi-Okumu

    Giles Foden talks to John Sibi-OkumuThe author discusses his novels Zanzibar, Ladysmith and his award-winning Idi Amin novel The Last King of Scotland.

    Storymoja Nairobi 2012, Saturday 15 September 2012, 11am - US EMBASSY STAGE - LOUIS LEAKEY AUDITORIUMaudio available

  • The Writer and the Reader: Who are contemporary African authors writing for?

    The Writer and the Reader: Who are contemporary African authors writing for?2012 Commonwealth Short Story Prize regional winner, Africa Jekwu Anyaegbuna, (Nigeria) 2011 Caine Prize Winner, NoViolet Bulawayo (Zimbabwe) Caine Prize-nominated Lauri Kubustile (Botswana) and writer Claudette Oduor (Kenya) talk to Kwani Managing Editor and 2012 Commonwealth Short Story Prize judge, Billy Kahora (Kenya).

    Storymoja Nairobi 2012, Saturday 15 September 2012, 1pm - US EMBASSY STAGE - LOUIS LEAKEY AUDITORIUMaudio available

  • Jung Chang

    Wangari Maathai Memorial Lecture

    Jung Chang
    The inaugural lecture, honouring Kenya’s great Nobel Peace Laureate and founder of The Green Belt Movement will be given by the Chinese writer and historian Jung Chang, author of Wild Swans and Mao: The Unknown Story.
     
    Sponsored by Dormans Coffee, KHE, Harris Tea and Sainsbury's

    Storymoja Nairobi 2012, Saturday 15 September 2012, 3pm - US EMBASSY STAGE - LOUIS LEAKEY AUDITORIUMaudio available

  • Cut off My Tongue

    Cut off My TongueHaving toured in Kenya, Uganda and the UK, this fiercely provocative show will leave you speechless! It rants, sweats, bellows and breaks into song and dance as it explores the truths that shape modern Africans. The show is about our beliefs, the way we behave and why. Woven into music and dance, Sitawa Namwalie's dramatised poetry is moving and frighteningly honest. It is politics -- and love -- that bites as it teases! Tickets 2000/=

    Storymoja Nairobi 2012, Saturday 15 September 2012, 7pm - US EMBASSY STAGE - LOUIS LEAKEY AUDITORIUMaudio available

  • Growing up different: Precious Williams, Lemn Sissay and Ross Van Horn

    Growing up different: Precious Williams, Lemn Sissay and Ross Van HornWhat’s your idea of a normal childhood? What kind of childhood makes a writer? These festival authors who grew up in mulit-racial backgrounds, juggle notions of adversity and security, loneliness and independence, fantasy and reality.

    Storymoja Nairobi 2012, Sunday 16 September 2012, 1pm - BRITISH COUNCIL COURTYARDaudio available

  • Peeling back the Mask - The Man who became Miguna Miguna

    Peeling back the Mask - The Man who became Miguna MigunaThe book that took Kenya by storm; Miguna Miguna himself addresses the controversy behind his book.

    Storymoja Nairobi 2012, Sunday 16 September 2012, 3pm - US EMBASSY STAGE - LOUIS LEAKEY AUDITORIUMaudio available

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