Kali live! the podcast


Subhead: A Live Podcast!
Project Type: 
Live event podcast
Launch Date: June 20, 2019

KALI LIVE! the podcast offers smart interviews and talks i with notable East African women writers, artists, and thought leaders. This series is a product of our KALI LIVE! events that present a wide variety of topics and genres, through discussions and presentations, by leading experts in their fields.

episode list

Episode Name:”Why Women Write” with Nanjala Nyabola (Kenya)
Launch Date: June 20, 2019
Episode Description: On December 7, 2018, KALI LIVE! presented the launch of Kenyan writer and political analyst Nanjala Nyabola’s first book "Digital Democracy, Analogue Politics." The book is a fascinating account of how the digital age has impacted Kenyan politics, and the consequences for understanding the role of social media in democracies across Africa. In conversation with Christine Mungai, Nanjala breaks down why she wrote the book, and how it all came together. Plus, she justifies the importance and urgency of women putting pen to paper.

Episode Name:”To Capture A Country, To Capture A Moment” with Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor (Kenya)
Launch Date: August 8, 2019
Episode Description: In this episode of KALI LIVE!, we present Kenyan author Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor as she discusses her latest book "THE DRAGONFLY SEA," while in conversation with political analyst and writer Nanjala Nyabola.

From her discovery of the Swahili Seas to her unfortunate run-in with Kanjo, this fruitful discussion is but a snapshot of the genius that is Owuor.

This KALI LIVE! recording took place on August 3, 2019 at the McMillan Memorial Library in Nairobi. This event was possible thanks to the public events grant from Book Bunk