The Speaker


  • Kenya Burning” exhibition at The GoDown Arts Centre in April 2008
  • Monthly Words and Pictures (WaPi) forum at the British Council in Nairobi. (2007, 2008, to date).
  • Alongside Denis Inkwa at the  Ford Foundation during their annual meeting at the Serena Hotel, Nairobi in 2007
  • Featured poet at the October 2007 Kwani? Open Mic
  • The GoDown Art Center during a Ford Foundation event for the outgoing Ford Foundation Africa president Mr.Tade in 2008
  • Monthly poetry event, Rhythm & Spoken in Nairobi since its inception to date
  • Launch of “Utenzi”, an open mic at the Wasanii Restaurant at the Kenya National Theatre in October 2008.
  • Daniel Pearl World Day of Music sponsored by the U.S.Embassy and staged at the Paa ya Paa Gallery in Nairobi in November 2008, 2009 and 2011.
  • Grand finale of the “To be a man “competition organized by the Kwani? Trust and the Ford Foundation in Nairobi in 2007.
  • Numetro (now Silver bird) poetry club
  • renaissance event organized by the American Association of Women (AWA) at the International School of Kenya.
  • Gender Inequality Awareness Concert in Nairobi alongside musician Oliver Mtukudzi on 26thSeptember, 2009.
  • Inaugural Ignite Poets; ‘Two Nations one Flame’ poetry evening in Nairobi organized by Canadian Poet Sheniz Janmohamed.
  • The 2nd Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Intellectual Festival in the University of Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania in the April, 2010.
  • An international summit for citizen journalists in New Media (Bloggers) organized by Global Voices Online in Santiago, Chile in May, 2010.
  • TEDx Nairobi 2010 gathering.
  • Inaugural WordCamp Nairobi event in 2011
  • Frequent monthly performances in various poetry venues in Nairobi.