African Examples - Inspiration for Achievement and Personal Fulfilment
This book draws from many real and practical experiences, discloses important insights into achievement and excellence, rebukes individual and institutional mediocrity that has often fettered the creative energies of many people, in Kenya and Africa, and fires the imagination of readers to live happily, achieve things for themselves and excel in many fields of endeavour. Mr. Outa has received a first prize in the Internation essay contest organized by convention of World students, in Berlin, West Germany, in 1987 for an essay on 'the adoption of third world literature and art; An African perspective'. In 1986, he was named in honour by the organisers of the New York World Convention of Students, for an essay on, 'the ideology of Goodness, a literary inquest into Mankind's third alternative'. He was in 1990 nominated for the junior chamber internationals' outstanding young persons of the world, for cultural achievement. Mr. Outa had early education at Maseno School and University of Nairobi where he presently lectures in literature. Apart from teaching duties which has inlcuded tenure at the Nairobi School and Loreto Convent Msongari, he is also a widely published freelance journalist and theatirc. He was written for the Compass News Feature of London, New African magazine and has contributed book reviews for Kenya's Weekly Review among other media.
Department of Literature