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Maasai Market

The Maasai market stands out for its specialty in the production and sale of traditional artefacts or curios.
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CREATIVE INDUSTRY AS A DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY

January 13th 2020 Mr. Dimiter Gantchev Deputy Director, Copyright. WIPO                     Making a living in the
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Cultural resources as backbone for tourism

The role of culture in tourism.
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InterGenerational Dialogue Forums on Music

A report on the Intergenerational Dilogue Forum on Music where industry practitioners and stakeholders discussed the evolution of Kenyan music.
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Imara Roundtable on the Future of the Creative Sector

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CEWG Meets Cabinet Secretary

The Creative Economy Working Group met with the Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and Heritage on 3 June 2019 to discuss the effective incorporation of arts and culture in the national agenda through policy and legislative reform, institutional development and capacity development.
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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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The Profit-making Template in Kenyan Comedy

This article shines a spotlight on the Kenyan comedy industry and explores the complexities between creative freedom and the conditions that often come with sources of external funding.
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Photography in Kenya

A basic overview of photography in Kenya.
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How Can The Arts Produce Wealth

How the arts can produce wealth
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Summary of the Memorandum of Views on Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2017

The Creative Economy Working Group was invited to elaborate on the Memorandum of Views on Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2017 by the Departmental Committee on Communications, Information, and Innovation.
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Which way for rural artistic talent?

We speak to artists from the Lake Basin Arts group about being an artist working in a rural setting.
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