Kenyan writer Makena Onjerika has won the 2018 Caine Prize for African Writing

Kenyan writer Makena Onjerika has won the 2018 Caine Prize for African Writing – often described as Africa’s leading literary award, for her short story entitled “Fanta Blackcurrant”, published in Wasafiri (2017). The Chair of the Caine Prize judging panel, award winning Ethiopian-American novelist and writer, Dinaw Mengestu, announced Makena as the winner of the £10,000 prize […]

Kenyan Youth Are Invited to Apply for Grants from the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust for Consideration

On Tuesday January 30th 2018 Mrs Nicola Brentnall MVO, Director at the Queens Trust and Mr. Jamie Webb, Strategic Philanthropy Consultant and Charity Advisor paid a courtesy call on the High Commissioner H.E. Lazarus Amayo. They were accompanied by Mrs Senda Kavindele, Head of East Africa, Africa Business Practice; Chair, African & Caribbean Network at […]