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Scenes from the Jalada 08 “Bodies” Launch

On the 13th of December 2019, Jalada was proud to launch the “Bodies Project.” We opened the visual exhibition at the Kioko Mwitiki Art Gallery, recorded two live Jalada Conversations as part of the “Bodies” Project, funded through the ROOM Media Grant. Watch this space for there is plenty more to come!

Photos by Marcus Olang

Jalada x DWF: Diaspora
Jalada Africa is honoured to be partnering with Digital Writers’ Festival (DWF), an online writers’ festival (October 30th – November 3rd) dedicated to celebrating the work of writers from Australia and across the world, on a collaborative anthology.

Jalada 06: Diaspora is a meditation on confounding experiences of loss, scattering and (mis)recognition, and a testament to the possibilities for collaboration and communication that we are afforded as members of diaspora in the digital age.

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Jalada Africa Appoints New Leadership

Nairobi-based pan-African writers’ collective Jalada Africa has recently elected new members to guide the Collective for the next two years. The new officials, who will take over from the Moses Kilolo-led team that has guided the Collective since 2014, are:

Managing Editor: Wanjeri Gakuru
Deputy Managing Editor: Kate Hampton
Arts Editor: Marziya Mohammedali
Board Secretary: Richard Ali
Treasurer: Mwas Mahugu

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