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KCB Foundation holds second annual mentorship programme PDF Print E-mail

Future leadersThis year, the KCB scholars mentorship programme hosted over 800 high school students from all over the country. The programe, whose purpose is to inculcate leadership values whilst promoting academic excellence among the scholarship beneficiaries, takes place every once a year .

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Conversations and lots of fun at the ‘Magic’ book launch PDF Print E-mail

magic-book-cover“The reason we published Magic was simply because we fell in love with the story. We also loved the idea that it was by a young person for other young people,” said Muthoni Garland, founder and CEO of Storymoja, an African publishing company. She was speaking during the launch of Magic, a fantasy fiction novel written by thirteen-year old Joseph Bokea.

Magic, is a story about Joe who lives among the Green People. Other characters in the story are Oak and his sister Ivy, their mentor Master Leaf, and Emerald among others. Tension rises when Joe is accused of being a spy for the humans, leaving him at crossroads with very limited choices.

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Thirteen-year old to launch fantasy fiction novel PDF Print E-mail

MagicJoseph Bokea, a thirteen year-old student at Aga Khan Academy Nairobi, will this Saturday July 18 2015 launch his debut novel Magic. The launch will take place at the Goethe Institut Nairobi, Kenya from 11.00 am to 1.30pm.

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Out and About in Kenya PDF Print E-mail

Claudiah of Bingwa Magazine and Lyne Mukami of the Kenya Children AssemblyOur latest issues’ distribution activities

The BINGWA Magazine team was at it again, visiting schools to give them the latest issue of the magazine-Issue 14 Term II 2015. This time, the highlights include the 2015 Day of the African child theme on ending child marriage, tips on how to rememeber better, your favourite comics, stories and poems from readers among other captivating items.

We managed to visit and deliver magazines to new schools in Migori and Kisii. We were pleasantly surprised when pupils at Nyakungu D.O.K Primary School in Kisii performed some traditional music, poetry, and dance for us. May their talent keep taking them places.

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National celebrations on the 2015 Day of the African Child PDF Print E-mail

Faith OkinyiKuria-West Sub County in Migori, Kenya host the celebrations

The Day of the African Child is celebrated every June 16 since 1990. This year, Child Africa (Kenya Office) joined the National Council for Children’s Services (NCCS) and other stakeholders in marking this special day in Migori County, Kenya. The celebrations began with hundreds of children happily marching to Tarang’anya Boys High School in Kuria-West Sub County, Migori. Led by a talented brass-band, the children played their instruments, sang and danced all the way across Kehancha town where they inspired a number of locals to join the procession.

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