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We create content and curate events that celebrate African stories and heritage.

Using different mediums, from audio stories to theatre productions, we work with writers, storytellers, actors, publishers, illustrators, graphic designers, sound designers and musicians from across the continent on a range of projects with long-lasting social impact in the literary and performance space.

Positively Africa‪n‬ Positively African

    • Arts

We create content and curate events that celebrate African stories and heritage.

Using different mediums, from audio stories to theatre productions, we work with writers, storytellers, actors, publishers, illustrators, graphic designers, sound designers and musicians from across the continent on a range of projects with long-lasting social impact in the literary and performance space.

    Full Episode 3: This City will Swallow Us Up

    Full Episode 3: This City will Swallow Us Up

    With the jarring stories of Mathare and Kayole still fresh on their minds the group reconvenes for another anger management session. This time Louis,a.k.a 'Former' shares his struggles. Through him we see how privilege and the colonial baggage internalized by the African bourgeoisie blinds them to the realities of city life.

    • 29 min
    Full Episode 2: Beans and Maize

    Full Episode 2: Beans and Maize

    In the previous episode Jacinda regaled the anger management group with tales of her philandering husband and heartbroken madam. Now Diana shares her story of woe, one laced with domestic abuse, child kidnapping and her attempts at building a new life. Will she get the help she needs?

    • 27 min
    Full Episode 1: The Devil is in the Detail

    Full Episode 1: The Devil is in the Detail

    Meet Counsellor Rose, the center of our story and the reason all our characters find their way to each other. Into her anger management class walk in Jacinda, a feisty domestic worker and entrepreneur, Diana a former primary school teacher from Nyeri who recently moved to Nairobi, Louis a former spokesman of the Nairobi City Council and Sarah Obama a young lady struggling to find her place in life.

    • 32 min
    Episode 3 Trailer: This City will Swallow Us Up

    Episode 3 Trailer: This City will Swallow Us Up

    As tensions between Jacinda and Louis threaten to spill over into a full-blown fight, Sarah Obama, the youngest member in the class, shares her sobering perspective.

    • 1 min
    Episode 2 Trailer: Beans and Maize

    Episode 2 Trailer: Beans and Maize

    New to Nairobi, Diana describes how the city forces her to face her biggest fear... Meanwhile, Jacinda pushes Louis, the former spokesman for the Nairobi City Council, to take a good look at his privilege.

    • 1 min
    Episode 1 Trailer: The Devil is in the Detail

    Episode 1 Trailer: The Devil is in the Detail

    Jacinda, a feisty domestic worker and entrepreneur re-counts how her husband’s philandering ways land her in Counsellor Rose’s anger management class.

    • 1 min

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