Archive / December, 2011

Guest Post from Weru Macharia

I am writing to express my delight at last week’s meeting in Nairobi during the cocktail for Nairobi based translators. It was an eye opener in as far as we were reminded that translation isn’t only about translating the foremost world languages as we have all tended to believe. Early last year, I accompanied a [...]

Call for Translation in Kenya’s Kibera Slum

We’ve been invited to Kibera, Kenya’s largest slum, to talk about – of all things – translation. “We” refers to a delegation from Translators without Borders consisting of Paula Shannon, Simon and Harriet Andriesen, and myself. Kibera is a place we never expected to find ourselves in. The second largest slum in Africa after Soweto, [...]