VASSANJI AND ME
Vassanji made it straight into the literary limelight with the…Be the first to comment!
LITERATURE, DIASPORA AND POLITICS
A REPORT ON ‘THE TRANSNATIONAL IMAGINARIES OF M G VASSANJI’…Be the first to comment!
THE MAGIC OF MG VASSANJI
For an East African of South Asian descent, Moyez Vassanji's…Be the first to comment!
PEACE versus HATRED
We, the members of the Kenyan Asian Forum, are outraged and deeply disappointed about the desecration of a beautiful sculpture put up by the Sikh community in Kisumu city. According to press reports the fracas was instigated by some Christian…
Peace, Justice and Ethnic Conflict
Text of talk given at University Debate Series, organized by The East African, Kenyatta University, February 14, 2014 To those who are tempted to turn human rights into a crusade, and thus become fundamentalists of the neoliberal era, I would…
Mamdani is wrong; it’s not impunity that heals but justice
During a debate recently held at Kenyatta University, Prof Mahmood Mamdani spoke on the topic, ‘Can Courts End Civil Wars?’ The main thrust of his argument was that during or in the immediate wake of conflict, criminal prosecutions should play…
KENYAN ASIAN DESIGNERS
It is no coincidence that words like fabric and tapestry are used to describe society when the ways in which different coloured threads - each with their own history and experiences - combined in a single material best represent society's…
STAMPING HIS MARK ON THE WORLD'S HISTORY
The modest presentation of stamps, notes and coins - encased in insect and ant repellent covers and bundled into folders - belie the size and worth of the collection spread on the table. And the appearance of the owner, Asgarali…
K L JHAVERI 1921-2014
Kantilal Laxmichand Jhaveri was a distinguished lawyer and political activist who stood shoulder to shoulder with Nyerere in the march towards Tanganyika`s independence. He was born in India and grew up there during the crucial years of India`s own struggle…