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Behind the Scenes of Young Adult Writing

Behind the Scenes of Young Adult Writing By Andrew Manyuru Today the guest I interviewed is the renowned Hillary Namunyu . He is the author of a wide range of books that are both available in the English and Kiswahili language. Some of the titles are “The Heroine Of Muwanza”, “Uamuzi Wa Wanyama” and “Faults …

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Digital Marketing in Kenya: A Behind the Scenes Look

With an unemployment rate of 17%, about 8.09 million Kenyans between the ages of 18 to 34 are unemployed. To cope with this situation more and more young Kenyans are having to learn the skill of running a business if they want to earn a living. Fortunately, this specific age category has been advantaged by …

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Cynthia Abdallah: What it takes to be an author

By Andrew Manyuru Cynthia Abdallah is a fantastic and candid author of several books one of which is ‘The Musunzu Tree and other stories’ which is an anthology of short stories and ‘My Six Little Fears’ that is a collection of poems. I managed to get a few minutes of her time from her busy …

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN By Agustus Mutunga Have you ever been a victim of domestic violence? How was your experience in such an irritating situation? Most of the people who suffer from this are women. Statistics from the world health organization (WHO) indicate that 30 percent of women worldwide go through domestic violence from their …

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World Environment Day Celebrations in Garissa brings attention to Northern Kenya

By Burhanudin Mohamud World Environment Day is celebrated on 5th June every year. The world reflects on ways human beings can live harmoniously with their environment. This year’s theme: Ecosystem Restoration augurs well for Northern Kenya, a region that has been neglected and is set to bear the brunt of climate change given its unique …

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Why is Writers Guild Bookshop a big deal?

In 2014, a group of students in Kenyatta University saw a need to have a platform dedicated to growing writers and encouraging people to write their stories; for posterity. This gave birth to Writers Guild-Kenya as we know it today. Since then, we have trained writers, encouraged those who never thought they could write to …

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Opportunity to Serve: Marketing Intern at Writers Guild-Kenya

Here is a chance to grow with our team; Duties of the Marketing Intern 1. Manage the day to day affairs of Writers Guild KE Bookshop. 2. Help in customer service and assist clients who make inquiries regarding our books. 3. Copy writing and coming up with content to advertise our books and the bookshop …

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Writers Guild Kenya Thrills Readers at SME Expo

  Writers Guild Kenya Thrills Readers at SME Expo By Florence The 2nd annual Nation Media Group SMEs (Expo), held at Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, attracted over 200 business exhibitors with Writers Guild Kenya as the only writers and publishing organization represented in the expo. The Expo agenda was to showcase how …

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Graduation of Write Your Passion Program

By Elias Muhatia This is a brief summary of the remarks by Mr. Raphael Obonyo, the Guest Speaker during the Write Your Passion Program Graduation (April 17, 2021). Raphael Obonyo emphasized the remarks by John Lewis, the late American politician, statesman and civil rights activist, that you should never keep silent when you see injustice …

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Is evolution more significant than a revolution?

Is evolution more significant than a revolution? By Colin Stanley Last year was one that has rocked us up left, right, and center. In Africa, the virus is not as rampant as it is in other parts of the world. For instance, in the streets as majestic as Paris, there is little to no activity …

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