Brainstorm, Kenya’s leading and best political blog as per the BAKE Kenyan Blog Awards 2014, recently released their new ebook on insecurity titled “Ha!Kuna Matata”. Brainstorm was founded in June 2013 and has been publishing an essay every week since. 2014, however is set to see aggressive expansion from the publication and this is exemplified by their ebooks that are curated to address different social-political issues.
Ha!Kuna Matata is the third in a series of ebooks that the journal releases every three months. The first two are also available on the same site. The ebook is aimed at challenging notions we have about security and creating different conversations.
â€œThis Kenya is our story too â€“ not just the story of the wenyenchi. Itâ€s time to take back the narrative,â€ said guest editor Nanjala Nyabola.
Over the past few months there have been lots of incidences that have challenged our narratives of security in the country. Using flash-creative non-fiction stories the ebook aims at reflecting various experiences that many have had in Kenya.
The stories were submitted by some of the country’s best and upcoming contemporary writers and bloggers such as Morris Kiruga, Ian Arunga, Aisha Ali, Clifton Gachagua Sophie Gitonga, among many others. It is available for free download on their website (http://quarterly.brainstorm.co.ke ).