The Literary Crossroads Series brings together African writers on the continent and from the diaspora to discuss contemporary trends and themes in literature. The September session will host two of Africa’s award-winning authors – Abubakar Ibrahim from Nigeria and Abdul Adan from Somalia.
How can we navigate the internet without leaving a trail? Why do we distinguish between black-hat and white-hat hackers? And what exactly are crypto wars? Questions on data privacy and security in the internet often sound complicated. But many of them are answered very simply. [more …]
Three women, three countries, three perspectives: Martha Karua, Marie Juchacz and Segolene Royal are political icons in Kenya, Germany, and France. What do their stories tell us about the women in politics? [more …]
Many African coutries have celebrated their 50th aniversary of independence in recent years. But what about different areas of society? How far did decolonisation go? Where can we still find colonial traces within North-South relationships, within our cities as well as within our thinking?
The Goethe-Institut Kenya is very keen on bringing people together. We like to invite artists, musicians or academics to Nairobi and bring them together with local artists, musicians or academics. This dossier wants to take record of these visits in a unique way. We introduce our guests through asking them all the same five questions.