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Homegrown content tilts stakes for pay-TV channels

A review of the state of the TV content industry in Kenya.
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Dearth of appreciation for artworks & sculptures

A discussion on the value and the price of artwork.
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Categorizing “Riziki” By Ja-Mnazi Afrika

This article focuses on the song "Riziki" by the group Ja-Mnazi Afrika, one of the most successful Kenyan songs of the first decade of thr twenty-first century. It explores issues around the ethnicity of the origins of songs and the effects this may have on the choices Kenyans make in the music they consume.
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A Creative Economy System

This article provides an overview presentation given by an acclaimed Kenyan writer, Yvonne Owuor to the National Creative Economy Conference held in Nairobi 2015. Yvonne Owuor challenges the status quo by exploring what is needed to grow the creative economy in Kenya.
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Theatre for community development

Examining the role of theatre in community development
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Capoeira: From struggle to a movement

This article explores the flair of the capoeira dance form which represents an expression of body,mind and spirit and has evolved over a long somewhat controversial history. The article also covers how the first official capoeira schoolin Kenya, Capoeira Balanco Negro is redefining the local cultural scene through artistic and community activities.
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Imara Roundtable-Intellectual Property

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USER EXPERIENCE PROTECTING INTERFACES: IP AND MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT

Graphical User Interfaces The graphical user interface is a form of user interface that allows
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Photography in Kenya

A basic overview of photography in Kenya.
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Book Bunk Explores Public Libraries

Our shared public spaces are essential than ever to our collective Kenyan imagination
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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & MOBILE APPLICATIONS

Dr. Noam Shemtov Reader in IP & Tech’ Law Deputy Head – Centre for Commercial
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Queen Jane: A Tribute to the Voice of the Voiceless

This article highlights the life of the late Jane Nyambura (1965-2010) better known as Queen Jane and the lasting legacy of her contribution to female artists and the Kenyan cultural scene with her Kikuyu music.
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