A children's magazine written, illustrated and published by primary school children below the age of 13 years. The purpose is to educate children on how to read and write to keep them abreast of current issues.
A county newspaper with a purpose is to give voice to ordinary Kenyans so that they can effectively influence county government policies. Already the newspaper is playing its role with admirable success.
The effort is to encourage book writing and publishing as a cultural activity and as a way of preserving culture. University staff and others with academic researches are encouraged to publish them for wider circulation.
The mission of the Syokimau Cultural Centre is to modernize and promote African thought and culture through writing, performances and other creative arts.
Kioko and the Legend of the Plains
“… an incredible story with a tight plot, a character any reader will empathize with, and a wonderful lesson… a tale that is steeped in culture, that illustrates a beautiful setting, and that shows how two cultures who previously thought they were enemies can live in harmony.” – Megan Green, Writer and Children Book Expert
Seeing the way the Department of Culture is going about making new laws on culture, it is obvious no one in the ministry thinks much of the people involved in the conservation and promotion of Kenya’s cultural heritage.
The Catholic church nun, sister Irene Stefani Nyaatha was beatified recently in Nyeri. But watching the much ado, I wondered why no one takes note about the pioneering missionaries of Nzaui, who in fact are credit with bringing Christianity inland to the country that came to be known as Kenya.
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