Revealed: How ministry officials denied Kenyan artists Smithsonian dollars

Revealed: How ministry officials denied Kenyan artists Smithsonian dollars

stand-picIt kicked off with a theatre of the absurd, crystalised into a scandal of the white elephant and now the Saturday Nation can reveal how the government shortchanged artists at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, DC last month.

The scheme saw the ministry of Arts and Culture minting dollars off bent backs of poor artists who spent two weeks at The National Mall, showcasing and…

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