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Debate: Forced Migration – Perceptions and Reality, May 3 2016 @ Alliance Française

Debate - Forced Migration
Date: Tuesday, May 3 2016
Venue: Alliance Française Auditorium
Time: 6.30 pm

May 2, 2016 at 3:22 pm Leave a comment

Mindspeak: Aly Khan Satchu Hosts Habil Olaka, Joshua Oigara & John Gachora, Apr. 30 2016 @ the InterContinental Hotel

Mindspeak April 2016
Date: April 30, 2016
Venue: the InterContinental Hotel, Nairobi
Time: 9am – 12 noon
Entry: Free

April 26, 2016 at 2:30 pm Leave a comment

Discussion: Displacement and Refuge – Refugees in Kenya, Apr. 28 2016 @ Goethe Institut

Displacement and Refuge
Date: April 28,2016
Venue: Goethe-Institut, Auditorium
Time: 6 pm
Admission: free

About
The second edition of Displacement and Refuge focuses on Somali Refugees in Kenya.

The panel will include Abdullahi Mire, a staff member from World Food Programme and will be moderated by Rasna Warah. Abdullahi Mire, who lived in Daadab for the better part of his life, started activism for the rights of refugees and continues to fight for the rights of refugees from Nairobi. He has written for Al Jazeera, CBC and UNHCR on refugee rights. Warah is a journalist and author and her research interests include the politics of aid, cities and urbanization, Somalia and questions surrounding identity in Kenya.

April 26, 2016 at 2:02 pm Leave a comment

Critical Conversations: Reporting the plight of refugees in France, Germany & Kenya, Apr. 26 2016 @ Goethe-Institut Auditorium

One Image, Three Perspectives
Date and time: Tuesday 26th April 2016, 6.30 pm
Venue: Goethe-Institut, Auditorium
Admission: free

About
Journalists from France, Germany and Kenya will discuss the following questions. How is the refugee crisis presented by the media in France, Germany and Kenya? Who reports on which aspects and topics of the refugee crisis? Whose stories are told? What is the difference between the journalistic coverage in the three countries? Why is migration in many reports connected to questions of internal security and national defense?

The panel will be moderated by the Kenyan journalist and actor John Sibi-Okumu. The Kenyan participant will be Mohamed Adow, a Kenyan-Somalian journalist who is writing for Al Jazeera. The German contribution will be Katrin Lindner who is working for the German public-service television broadcaster ZDF. The French participant will be Andrea Palasciano who works for the French news agency AFP including the sector AFP Africa.

April 26, 2016 at 1:25 pm 1 comment

Migrants & Refugees: Perspectives from France, Germany and Kenya, Apr. 25 – May 3 2016 @ Alliance Francaise and Goethe Institut

Refugees and Migrants
Dates: April 25 – May 3, 2016
Venue: Alliance Francaise and Goethe Institut
Entry: Free

http://www.alliancefrnairobi.org/nairobi/migrantsrefugees/

April 20, 2016 at 6:41 pm Leave a comment

Pechakucha Night Nairobi, Apr. 8 2016 @ Karen Village

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This Friday, Karen Village, will host Vol 10 PechaKucha.

Date: April 8, 2016
Venue: Karen Village, Ngong Road
Time: 6-9 pm

The speakers lined up, include;
1. Rose Jepkorir – Culture
2. Muthoni Kimani – Education
3. Arnorld Mulubi – Story telling
4. Wangui Ngujiri – Film
5. James Mutua – Music
6. Gerard Omondi – Stone sculpture
7. Jessie de Boer – Urban Permaculture

About
Now running in over 800 cities across the world PechaKucha Nights bring together people in a relaxed, simple and enjoyable format to meet, network and share their ideas and work in public.

PechaKucha Nights were developed by two architects in Japan. It means ‘chit chat’ in Japanese and refers to the format where presenters have 20 slides and 20 seconds to talk about each slide making short, fast moving presentations of 6 minutes and 40 seconds.

There will be a Beer break-Refreshments and Snacks will be available.

March 31, 2016 at 7:46 pm Leave a comment

Mindspeak Forum: Aly-Khan Satchu Hosts Richard Britten-Long, Mar. 19 2016 @ Sankara – Westlands

Richard Britten-Long
Date: March 19, 2016
Venue: Sankara, Westlands
Time: 9 am to 12 Noon
Entry: Free

Guest speaker is Richard Britten-Long, founder St. Property Trust PLC

About Richard Britten-Long
Richard was brought up in Kenya and has more than 40 years of capital markets experience. He was the CEO Wichford Property Management Ltd, building $1 billion Funds Under Management (FUM) between 2003 and 2007, entirely focused on government occupiers in the UK and Europe. The company successfully listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in 2006.

Richard is also the founder of Laird Finance Group, a property structured finance placement house. He speaks fluent Swahili.

Also of interest to you, would be this article;

UK property investment firm to list on Nairobi bourse‘ – Capital Fm

March 12, 2016 at 10:27 am Leave a comment

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