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Revolutionary Sparks in the Air of ZanzibarAuthor: Amrit WilsonPublisher: Pluto PressReviewer: Sarbjit JohalThe threat of liberation – Imperialism and Revolution in Zanzibar, written by Amrit Wilson, is all about the people who dared to organise…
Friday, 06 June 2014 06:35

Who I Am, Who We Are

‘The question am I Kenyan, stuck with me all evening and what I came up with at night was; we are what is convenient, we are what we want to be in a particular moment…
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 12:49

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…
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 12:45

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…
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…
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 12:17

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…
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 12:08

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…
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 11:57

Black experience in focus

The runaway success of the searing artistic triumph that is 12 Years A Slave has illuminated a wider shifting landscape of black cinema. We are at a pivotal moment for black experience stories driven by…
Tuesday, 03 June 2014 10:43

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…
Food has a central place in our social and cultural lives;it allows us to commune with our cultures, our communities, our families and friends,and is one expression of our collective identity. Many of our memories…
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