Tag: Hilda Twongyeirwe

  • Babishai Niwe Poetry Festival 2016 to make Kampala splash

    Babishai Niwe Poetry Festival 2016 to make Kampala splash

    The Babishai Niwe Poetry Festival 2016, founded by Beverley Nambozo, will be making a Kampala splash as poets and other performers land in the Ugandan capital from 24-26th August 2016. There will a flurry of activity over a three day period in venues around Kampala featuring some of the most well-known names in African poetry…

  • Writivism Festival 2015 Day 4: Politics, selling books and breaking down language barriers

    Writivism Festival 2015 Day 4: Politics, selling books and breaking down language barriers

    Saturday in Kampala, Uganda saw the African writing community in the form of Writivism Festival 2015 converging at the city’s National Theatre for a series of activities. The keynote address in the evening was given by Ugandan poet, fiction writer, scholar and columnist John Nagenda. Nagenda is also a senior media advisor to President Yoweri…

  • Writivism Festival 2015 Day 3: Oil and bunked panels

    Writivism Festival 2015 Day 3: Oil and bunked panels

    So what did you do on Friday? Well, many people work sluggishly all day then at closing they will flee to the nearest bar. At the Writivism Festival 2015, Friday seemed to know that folks might not be as responsive so there was less of an intensive program. Either that or they opted to have…