The workshop for the top 10 Andika na Soma 2017/18 Round 5 contestants begins next week at Soma. This will be concluded with a prize giving event/ceremony on 9/12/2018. This post will be updated until then.
Do you recall being young and yearning to hear a ‘hadithi’ (folklore). Where your uncle, Grandma or Mother let’s your imagination soar with talking animals and singing vases before bedtime. In various other countries this yearning develops into a love for reading fiction works in youths, adults and elders alike, whether it’s mystery novels, romance, […]
“I have read a lot of Shaaban Robert, also Hussein Tuwa as well this one who’s using popular language Eric Shigongo, I used to follow his novels…for instance in our school where I completed my form 4 at Chang’ombe Secondary, we had a library. It had various books, I used to take novels borrow them […]
Soma had a lovely visit from Dr. Katherine Meyer Reimer, Education Department Chair at Goshen University. He was accompanied by 23 of her students who were taking part in a semester abroad study, here in Tanzania where they learn the art, language, culture and geography of the country, and also partake in Home stays. They […]
Taasisi ya usomaji na maendeleo – Soma inapenda kukutaarifu kwamba, kesho tarehe 24/03/2017 siku ya Ijumaa kuanzia saa kumi kamili jioni, kutakuwa na majadiliano ya kitabu cha Kolonia Santita cha Enock Maregesi. Kolonia santita ni hadithi ya kusisimua ya kijasusi na dawa za kulevya. Inazungumzia vita kali kati ya Tume ya dunia ya umoja wa […]
This spot is for reviews of books read and discussed during our monthly book clubs meetings at Soma Book Cafe. The book clubs hosted and facilitated by Soma Book Cafe are: Charles Book Club, Taswira Book Club, Writers Support Club and Waka Poetry Consortium Introduction This is an independent, members-led Christian book club hosted by […]
We would like to register our appreciation for supporting our literary endeavors throughout the year and to assure you that Soma’s well stocked Bookshop, atmospheric Cafe and our Space that’s ideal for reading and discussing, will always be open for you – readers and lovers of literature. In spite of this year being very challenging […]