Nairobi Hub

The AHSCE Nairobi is based at the University of Nairobi. Its aim is to support the development of sustainable creative economies in Africa by fostering connections between higher education institutions and creative entrepreneurs, collecting and sharing career development stories, and strengthening the profile of research in creative economies. The focus of the Nairobi Hub is fashion. The lead project co-investigator is Ms. Ogake Mosomi. The Creative Partnership Coordinator is Ms. Waithira Kibuchi. Keep updated on AHSCE Nairobi activities reading the latest blogs below

  • Creative Imagination Weeks in Nairobi focus on technology and digital media in fashion
    Written by Waithira Kibuchi, Creative Partnership Co-ordinator, AHSCE Nairobi The final themed workshop held on the 21st of June, 2022, reflected on the role of technology and digital media in the fashion industry in Kenya. The session was moderated by Ms Ogake Mosomi and featured two guest speakers. Mr Peng Chen is the Co-founder and…

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  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Fashion in Kenya: Creative Imagination Weeks
    Written by Waithira Kibuchi, Creative Partnership Co-ordinator, AHSCE Nairobi. The second themed workshop, held on the 17th of June 2022, focused on entrepreneurship and innovation in the fashion industry in Kenya. The session was moderated by Ms. Ogake Mosomi and featured two guest speakers. Mr. Bevern Oguk is a Creative Entrepreneur and Fashion Designer at…

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  • Creative imagination week in Nairobi: Cultural Heritage and Identity in Fashion in Kenya
    Written by Waithira Kibuchi, Creative Partnership Co-ordinator, AHSCE Nairobi. The first themed event held on the 14th of June, 2022 was focused on Kenyan cultural identity and heritage in fashion. The session was moderated by two guest speakers. Ms. Chepkemboi Mang’ira is a fashion artist and writer working to decolonise fashion by showcasing traditional Kenyan…

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  • Nairobi AHSCE Creative Imagination Launch Event
    The African Hub for Sustainable Creative Economies (AHSCE), Nairobi Hub, held its launch event on the 16th of May 2022. The event was attended by fashion designers and practitioners from Nairobi and broader Kenya. The event was opened by Dr. Samuel M. Maina and included an address by Mr Isaac Maluki, Deputy Chair of the board…

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  • Welcome to AHSCE: Nairobi
    The AHSCE Nairobi is a collaborative project between King’s College London, University of Southampton, the University of Lagos, the University of Nairobi and the University of Witwatersrand. Its aim is to support the development of sustainable creative economies in Africa by fostering connections between higher education institutions and creative entrepreneurs, collecting and sharing career development stories,…

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