Posts Tagged ‘Writing’

Canadian Authors who wrote on Africa April 24, 2021 No Comments

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Introduction to Covid Stories from East Africa and Beyond January 15, 2021 No Comments

Coronavirus happened and is still with us. Its impact has been far reaching, and many lives have been deeply disrupted, even lost. Africans have sought to cope with it in various ways, including giving it names of derision, names of defiance, and names that point to a determination to overcome it. In one of Kenya’s [...]

Why is non-academic writing so important, even for academics? June 26, 2020 No Comments

It was such a pleasure, from Nairobi, to be with the 2019-20 fellows of the African Leadership Centre for a two-hour session on non-academic writing. We gathered via zoom — from Gambia, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Kenya, Malawi, Zimbabwe, and the United Kingdom. The fellows are impressive and inspiring. Enjoy the PowerPoint [...]

Ugandan creative writer who found her calling through history December 4, 2017 No Comments

Doreen Baingana advises young people who want to venture into creative writing to ‘read, read, read. Write for yourself. Let yourself fail. Start again’