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Reading with Femrite Amazing Grace Kirabo

Reading with Femrite: Amazing Grace Kirabo

On February 20th 2019, Uganda Women Writers’ Association (FEMRITE) held a reading at Goethe Zentrum Kampala/ UGCS Conference Room with the now 14-year old Amazing Grace Kirabo, who presented her book “Nurtured by a Blind Mother. The Courage to Believe”, which was published during the time she was only 12 years old. Amazing Grace Kirabo…

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The Jalada Mobile Literacy & Arts Festival

The Jalada Mobile Literacy & Arts Festival is the first mobile literary festival in Africa initiated by a group of writers who came together to link up and work together and celebrate cultural diversity. The festival is a hybrid between a traditional place-based festival and a bus tour. The tour covered 5 countries (12 towns): Kenya…

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THE SPOKEN WORD PROJECT AT THE GZK/UGCS

In recent years, the Spoken Word has gained great popularity in Germany – the biggest Poetry Slam of Europe, the Bunkerslam, takes place annually in different German cities. But also in bars, museums and coffee shops of Kampala and other African cities a Spoken Word and Poetry Scene has gradually developed. Until now it has…