On 12th of June 2019, Google decided to honor the life of Dr. Margaret Ogola with a special doodle marking what would be her 60th birthday.
The late Dr. Margaret Ogola was a renowned Kenyan author as well as a medical doctor. She was also relentless in her defense of human rights and in particular showcasing the importance of women in society.
Her seminal book, The River and the Source, projects the African woman as the unbreakable pillar of the home. The book received numerous literary awards including the Jomo Kenyatta Prize for Literature 1995 and the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize Africa Region, Best First Book 1995.
Here are some of the stories published on her 60th anniversary: