Come Hang Out with GADO at Akili Dada

Posted on November 19, 2012 at 2:20 am by akilidada No Comment

Hello Akili Dada friends and family,

We are excited to invite you to an exclusive cocktail reception and conversation that we’re hosting with Godfrey Mwampembwa a.k.a GADO an award-winning political/ editorial cartoonist on Tuesday, 27th November from 17:30-19:00 at Akili Dada’s office (Room 209, Riara Corporate Suites, Riara Road off Ngong Road & behind Nakumatt Junction)

The event is part of a new series of cocktail conversations featuring innovative and creative individuals working for social change in Kenya. Gado will be sharing What he does, How and Why he does it.

Light refreshments will be provided. Space is extremely limited (20 people max), so please reserve your spot by sending Kshs. 500 via mPesa (0721552120) or Airtel Money (0736678701).

About GADO

Godfrey Mwampembwa a.k.a GADO is East and Central Africa’s most syndicated political/editorial cartoonist. GADO currently works as an editorial cartoonist for Nation Media, the largest group of its kind in East and Central Africa. He is the creator and producer of the weekly political satire puppet show, the XYZ SHOW which is now in its 5th season.

His work has been featured in publications such as the Daily News, Business Times and the Express of Tanzania. He is a regular contributor to The New African (UK) and Courier International (France) and has been published in The Le Monde (France), The Guardian (UK). He has exhibited his work in Tanzania, Kenya, France, Norway, Finland, Italy and The United States. GADO has 3 books to his name, i.e., Abunuwasi (1996), a short comic story book, “Democrazy” and “The End of an Error which are collections of his editorial cartoons over the years. GADO has won recognition for his work. In 1999 he was named Kenya Cartoonist of the Year and is a 2007 Prince Claus Laureate. In 2005 and 2007, he won The Kenya National Human Rights Commission Award in Journalism. He is also the Executive Chairman of BUNI Ltd, an independent film production company based in Nairobi. He lives in Nairobi with his wife and daughters. His works and more information can be found on his website

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