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Kalenjin Cultural Night: Kass Night, May 27 2016 @ Carnivore

Kalenjin Nite May 2016
Celebrate Kalenjin Culture, music, food and drink from the Kalenjin community

Date: May 27, 2016
Venue: Carnivore, Simba Saloon
Tickets: KES 500

Performances by: Sweetstar Band, Kimaya Jazz Band, Shuttle Sisters and Kenene Jazz Band

May 25, 2016 at 10:52 am Leave a comment

Paragasha 2.0, May 27 2016 @ MJ Centre

Date: May 27, 2016
Venue: MJ Centre
Time: 5pm-10pm
Tickets: KES 500

Tickets Available at The Event

Music by:
Miss Kemunto
Njerae
Libra Devine – Paragasha’s in house Djs – a young DJ outfit whose remixes are the work of genius.
Muok – Anto Neosoul’s prodigy, mentee – and a brilliant creative performer

Special Performance: Pascal Tokodi – Tecno Own The Stage runners up

Audio Visual Performance: Figure Studios c/o Mark Ayabei

Fashion Showcase by: Kenyan Vintage (Stadz)

May 25, 2016 at 10:39 am Leave a comment

Nairobi Burger Festival, May 30 – Jun. 5 2016 @ Participating Outlets in Nairobi

Nairobi Burger Festival 2016
Dates: May 30 – June 5, 2016
Venue: Participating Outlets

Find more information here: http://www.nairobiburgerfestival.com

May 23, 2016 at 11:14 am Leave a comment

Amka Literature Forum: Women in Fiction, May 28 2016 @ the Goethe Institut Library

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Date: May 28, 2016
Venue: the Goethe Institut Library
Time: 10 am – 1 pm
Entry: Free

May 21, 2016 at 12:16 pm Leave a comment

Mindspeak: Aly Khan Satchu Hosts CBK Gov. Patrick Njoroge, May. 28 2016 @ the InterContinental Hotel

Mindspeak May 28 2016
Date: May 28, 2016
Venue: the InterContinental Hotel, Nairobi
Time: 9am – 12 noon
Entry: Free

May 21, 2016 at 12:09 pm Leave a comment

Artist2Artist With Joseph Bertiers, May 12 2016 @ Bertiers’ Studio – Karen

Joseph Bertiers A2A Talk
Event: Artist2Artist
Date: 12th May 2016
Venue: Bertiers’ Studio, Karen
Time: 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Facilitator: Joseph Bertiers

About
Artist2Artist is a forum that provides a safe space for artists to get together, share experiences, exchange ideas and talk about their personal journeys.

This session will be hosted by Joseph Bertiers. Bertiers’s work is concerned with social, political and economic issues in Kenya and abroad. His detailed paintings and life-sized sculptures are characterized by a sharp wit and humour. As a teenager, Bertiers painted signs for shops and bars, which led him to pursue a career in art.

Join this, one on one, conversation with the artist at his studio in Karen as he shares insights about his life as an artist, mentor and entrepreneur.

This two hour session is open to all and will run from 2pm to 4pm. RSVP by calling 0721262326 before 10th May 2016.

May 9, 2016 at 3:33 pm Leave a comment

Book Launch: Aid and Authoritarianism in Africa, May 9 2016 @ Rift Valley Institute Office

Date: May 9, 2016
Venue: Rift Valley Institute Office, Seminar Room
Time: 2-4 pm
Entry: Prior registration

About
In 2013, almost half of Africa’s top aid recipients were ruled by authoritarian regimes. Many international donors such as USAID, DFID, the World Bank and the European Commission have had their policies entangled with the agendas of the ruling elites. Development policies are thus shaped with a view to maintain the status quo, compromising the rights and democracy of local citizens. This book raises the question: to what extent are foreign aid programmes actually perpetuating authoritarian rule?

On 9 May 2016, the Rift Valley Forum will host the launch of Aid and Authoritarianism in Africa, edited by Tobias Hagmann and Filip Reyntjens.

The book highlights the political and moral complexities that emerge from the relationship between foreign aid and autocratic governments in Africa. It brings to light changing donor interests and rhetoric, as well as the impact of foreign aid on military assistance, rural development, electoral processes and domestic politics in Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, Cameroon, Mozambique and Angola.

Find more information about this event and registration details, here

May 6, 2016 at 2:31 pm Leave a comment

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