Professor Francis Davis Imbuga (1947- November 18 - 2012) was a Kenyan playwright and literature scholar whose works, including "Aminata" and "Betrayal in the City", have become staples in the study of literature schools in Kenya. His works have consistently dealt with issues such as the clashes of modernity and tradition in the social organization of African communities. His play "Betrayal in the City" was Kenya's entry to FESTAC (World Festival of Black Arts). He also taught literature at Kenyatta University, holding the posts of Dean of the Literature Department, Dean of Arts and Director of Quality Assurance. Imbuga passed away on the night of Sunday 18 November 2012, after suffering a stroke in Nairobi.