Steffany Ndei

Posts by Steffany Ndei:

Sacrificing Harambee Starlets

When Nick Mwendwa replaced Sam Nyamwea as president of the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) in February 2016, one of his promises was to elevate women’s football in the country. And in counting his administration’s achievements, Mwendwa has bragging rights for ...…

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Football’s European Born African Stars

It so happens that players born in Europe to African parents are now choosing to play for African countries instead of their European countries of birth; Geoffrey Kondogbia of Central African Republic, Moroccan Mehdi Benatia, Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang were all ...…

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All Hail Aliou Cisse’s Lions of Teranga

When Mane stepped up to take the penalty, the execution was so powerful and precise that even Gabaski's dive and stretch could not reach it. Mane hit the football with the venom of a man who was tired of anti-football, ...…

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My AFCON Thrill So Far

And so when the word boring is floated around regarding AFCON, I wonder what kind of content passes the vibe-check. For most fans, it is undoubtedly not the tactics that glue us to the screen, nor is it the match ...…

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How Journaling Saved Me 

Certainly, different people have different ways of journaling. Understandably, some people may bemoan the task of writing down how they feel or what they want to achieve. But in the new media age, journaling does not have to be tied ...…

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At Jevanjee, for the Queer Kids

It all began with a possibly-not-so-well-thought-out moralistic statement by the Cabinet Secretary for education Professor George Magoha - who’s habituated to making contentious statements - who ruffled the feathers of human and queer rights activists when he said, "Right now, ...…

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Guilt By Hair

Hair profiling is not a contemporary issue. It has its roots in the epochs of colonial days and in the missionary schools which outlined rules that controlled how students should look. …

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Stutchbury’s Slaying is Deja Vu for Environmental Crimes in Kenya

Stutchbury’s murder has shaken the conservation world, and understandably so because since time immemorial, Kenya has stayed on the wrong side of this fight. …

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Marijuana, Testosterone, and Other Hurdles to the Olympics

In a world where gender identities have become polarizing, World Athletics is battling to find its place on the right side of history. …

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