The Spoken Word Project

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The Goethe-Institut in partnership with Kwani Trust presents The Spoken Word Project. Initiated by the Goethe-Institut South Africa, the Spoken Word Project is a poetry slam competition whose goal is to enable stories to travel across Africa. The Spoken Word Project will take place in the following cities: Johannesburg Antananarivo, Nairobi, Kampala, Luanda, Yaoundé, Bamako […]


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#occupyNairobi Venue: Courtyard, National Museums of Kenya. Nairobi. Date: 21st – September -2013 Time: 7:30 pm Tickets: 500 KeS #ocuppyNairobi is the title for this year’s stir-up, the premium event at the Storymoja Hay Festival . Last year, The School Bell Rang .  This year, a storm is brewing deep in the oceans of art. […]


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A dedication to all the Facebook poets For a while I couldn’t believe it They call me shallow because my pocket is surfaced It can’t go deeper… it doesn’t carry the notes or cheques required to make a book or album They call me weak because my poetry travels thorough a system that accommodates all […]