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How to be Oliver Mtukudzi
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Arts, Culture and Sport How to be Oliver Mtukudzi

Oliver Mtukudzi is dead but the world has hardly begun to skim the surface of his greatness. In this tribute, Stan Mushava flips through the African superstar’s catalogue, looking at how conscientiousness, attachment to heritage and artistic integrity were not only central to the making of the legend but are also the universal mainstays of art.

The extraordinary world of Kenyan poet and author Khadambi Asalache
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Arts, Culture and Sport The extraordinary world of Kenyan poet and author Khadambi Asalache

Khadambi Asalache, poet and pioneer of modern English Kenyan literature, lived an extraordinary life. Now, more than a decade after his death, the public can view his stunning estate, which he left to the National British Trust. The estate is exceptional because for more than 20 years he decorated it extensively with Moorish-influenced fretwork which he cut by hand from discarded pine doors and wooden boxes.