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Nairobi Annual Lecture: The ‘Not Coup’ Coup in Zimbabwe in November 2017, Feb. 22 2018 @ BIEA Seminar Room – Kileleshwa

The ‘Not Coup’ Coup in Zimbabwe in November 2017 – Background and Implications for the Future

Date: 22nd February 2018
Venue: BIEA Seminar Room, Laikipia road Kileleshwa
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Discussant: Dr. Joost Fontein
Speakers: Professor Brian Raftopoulos

The lecture will provide an understanding of the November 2017 events in Zimbabwe and the dynamics of the political contestations involved. It will also look at the possible future implications of these events and their effects on politics in Zimbabwe and the SADC region. Finally the presentation will reflect on the legacy of the Mugabe era.

Find more information, here.


February 16, 2018 at 8:38 am Leave a comment

3rd Annual ONGEA East African Music Summit, Feb. 15-18 2018 @ Sarit Centre Expo Hall – Westlands

Dates: February 15-18, 2018
Venue: Sarit Centre Expo Hall – Westlands
Time: from 12 noon Daily
Entry: Free

ONGEA-The Eastern Africa Summit aims to Action the collaborative Development of the Eastern Africa Music Industry, via Trade Exhibition, panel discussions and Artist showcases. Held annually in February, ONGEA! seeks to enlist increased participation from the wider music industry in the region, to market Eastern Africa Music as a trading block.

The third Edition of the annual summit will be held in February (15-18, 2018) in Nairobi, Kenya.

For more information, visit their Facebook event page.

February 14, 2018 at 2:35 pm Leave a comment

The Night of Ideas with the GoDown, the Flip Flopi, Black Rhino VR, Digital Matatus & the Nairobi Bus, Jan. 25 2018 @ Alliance Française

Date: January 25, 2018
Venue: Alliance Française
Time: from 6.30 pm
Entry: Free

Come and witness the power of imagination: with the GoDown, the Flip Flopi, Black Rhino VR, Digital Matatus & the Nairobi Bus with projects in the fields of architecture/design/creativity, environment/oceans, virtual reality and information/mobile technology.

January 18, 2018 at 1:54 pm Leave a comment

Discussion, Information Fair & Film Screening: On International Migrants Day, Dec. 18 2017 @ Goethe Institut – Nairobi

Through the Better Migration Management Programme, GIZ (the German Agency for International Cooperation) is planning an event in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration.

The aim of this event is to showcase opportunities for Kenyan youth to legally study and work abroad.

Date: December 18, 2017
Venue: Goethe Institute
Time: 2pm to 5:30 pm

The event consists of a panel discussion, an information fair and a film screening and is free of charge.

Also, register your assistance by filling in this survey (on Survey Monkey) about the event.

December 10, 2017 at 12:20 pm 1 comment

Discussion + Mini – Concert: On Benga – Kenya’s Signature Genre, Dec. 7 2017 @ Alliance Française Terrace

Date: December 7, 2017
Venue: Alliance Française Terrace
Time: 6.30 pm
Entry: Free

A discussion organized by FLEE, a cultural engineering platform dedicated to the documentation and enhancement of hybrid cultures, that is at the same time a record label, a publishing house and an exhibition curator. For its first issue, FLEE decided to focus on Benga music. This discussion will be an opportunity to première in Nairobi a vinyl record along with a printed magazine that tells the story of benga and celebrates the pioneers of benga (Daniel Owino Misiani, George Ramogi and the Migori Superstars), concluding with modern respectful re-interpretations by Nik Weston, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, and Africaine 808.

December 6, 2017 at 5:37 pm Leave a comment

The Public Park in Nairobi City and Its Accessibility, Nov. 27 2017 @ BIEA – Kileleshwa

Date: November 27, 2017
Venue: BIEA, Kileleshwa
Time: 10 am

November 22, 2017 at 3:25 pm Leave a comment

BIEA Healthcare Panel Event: The State of Kenyan Healthcare in 2017, Nov. 24 2017 @ BIEA – Kileleshwa

Date: Friday, November 24, 2017
Venue: British Institute in Eastern Africa
Time: 6 pm
Entry: Free, ID Required

November 15, 2017 at 3:34 pm Leave a comment

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