Pop Culture

The Naomi Campbell Effect 

by Wakini Njogu
Whenever in Malindi, Naomi enjoys her stays at the luxurious Billionaire Resort owned by her ex-fiance Flavio Briatore. ...
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Pop Culture

Nairobi’s Insatiable Appetite For Gossip

by Whitney Muhadi
Over time, certain blogs and social media pages have distinguished themselves as the default gossip mills, getting the most traffic whenever they spill the periodic tea. But beyond the substance of their ...
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Music

Rock Me Not Kanairo: Reminiscing The Nairobi Rock Scene

by Whitney Muhadi
Most of those deemed regulars of The Blues either stumbled upon the place by chance or were beckoned by ads of a guitar solo that promised to take its audience on a ...
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Current Affairs

The Case For A People’s Vaccine

by Wakini Njogu
If there’s anything the COVID-19 pandemic was supposed to teach us, it was that we either stick together or get hanged separately. ...
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Current Affairs

John Pombe Magufuli: Bright and Dark Sides of the Bulldozer

by Richard Oduor Oduku
John Pombe Joseph Magufuli’s political story — especially to non-Tanzanians memorializing him — starts in June 2015. ...
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Current Affairs

Je, Suluhu Atafuata Nyayo Za Pombe?

by Steffany Wangari Ndei
A stark contrast to her predecessor, Samia has Tanzania and the world eager for how she will handle issues that Magufuli once dealt with in an unorthodox way. ...
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Current Affairs

‘‘Tusiogope Chanjo’’ Revisiting Vaccine Hesitancy in Kenya

by Lilian Mutinda
As the Covid-19 pandemic ravaged the world, the biggest concern was finding a possible cure or the closest to it, a vaccine. ...
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Politics

“Haidhuru!” The Five Versions of BBI

by Etela Vanini
Because politicians in Kenya are a fluid lot, the succession to Jomo Kenyatta began even before the first anniversary of his premiership.  Mwangale had some suspect credentials as he’d chaired the parliamentary ...
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Politics

“Haidhuru!” The Handshake Revisited

by Etela Vanini
Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga may be well meaning in their “journey to accomplish Kenya's dreams since its independence”, is this really a country that can afford the top heavy governance structure ...
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People

Covid-19 And The Digital Exclusion Of The Differently Abled

by  Lilian Mutinda
As it is, persons living with disabilities are already marginalized, COVID-19 has further compounded this situation. ...
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Sports

Khalid Jumaan’s New Lease Of Life

by Steffany Wangari Ndei
“Everywhere I went, there were two things: A mosque and a football field.”These have been Khalid Jumaan’s constants regardless of where he was in the world ...
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People

Breaking Women’s Backs

by Juliet Atellah and Mary Muoki
Women continue spending hundreds of hours weekly in search of water, instead of investing that time in income-generating activities which  can improve living standards. ...
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