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UPDATE: BINYAVANGA WAINAINA MEDICAL FUND
05/04/2016

In late November 2015, Medical fund accounts were established by Kwani Trust's board of trustees for donations towards Binyavanga Wainaina's medical care following a stroke in October 2015. The generous donations made by over 700 of you enabled Binyavanga's medical transfer to the BGS Hospital...

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Kwani? Sponsors Three Writers to The Writivism Festival
12/06/2015

Kwani Trust will sponsor 3 Kenyan writers to attend Writivism, the new Ugandan Literary Festival. Celebrating its 3rd year, Writivism's theme in 2015 is: Engaging the Makerere Literary Tradition: Conversations across generations of African writers. The three writers chosen to represent Kwani? at...

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Daystar Creatives
24/04/2015

The Creatives' Academy is a thirteen-week course, facilitated by writers, journalists, publishers and industry experts, that aims to equip writers with the tools they need to perfect their craft. Topics range from 'Finding Inspiration' to 'Editing your work to suit publishers' to 'Protecting your...

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In Memory of Kofi Awoonor A response to Songs of Sorrow by Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye
16/10/2013

You were in the world's extreme corner able to go beyond and forget. But corner follows corner, the re-entangling of the poet does not permit an end.

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