Bank heists, political satire and Ngugi wa Thiong’o: top 10 books about Kenya


Just forget about the first picture in this article. The picture shows a slum. But there is more, much more to Kenya. A complicated, a diverse, a colourful, a divided country. When you follow the link top the article you will find 10 books about Kenya. Books that give you an introduction to this country. … Continue reading Bank heists, political satire and Ngugi wa Thiong’o: top 10 books about Kenya

meja mwangi in germany


Meja Mwangi will travel to Germany to promote one of his books. Just recently I referred to an article about his work. Now again he is in the limelight. The Kenyan Newspaper Daily nation pays attention to his forthcoming trip, in an article written by the same Kenyan German of German Kenyan as the previous one. Let … Continue reading meja mwangi in germany

meja mwangi


DAILY NATION, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2013 Meja Mwangi, the reclusive writer with a mighty pen (Self-effacing to the extreme, he eschews publicity while also quietly carrying on with his writing and living up to his reputation as perhaps Kenya’s most prolific writer. ILLUSTRATION/JOHN NYAGAH) By Ciugu Mwagiru Standing several inches north of six feet, Meja Mwangi … Continue reading meja mwangi