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Welcome to the Disco!

Welcome to the disco that is the internet!! And there’s a new notorious band in town. Orchestra MalMisDisAmpPropaganda!

Unstereotyped: Swiry Nyar Kano.

Despite fate having it different for Vivian Taabu, well known as Swiry Nyar Kano, always knew greatness was within. Born in Nairobi and growing up first in Mathare and later in Kisumu, Swiry grew up ...

The President’s on the Line and Other Short Stories: Moses Wetangula

After the 1992 general elections, Kenya developed a strong opposition team, that President Moi and KANU considered a headache. Moi called Wetangula and nominated him to parliament to...

Why Politicians Obsess Over The First 100 Days

Politicians are entering the final stretch of their campaigns. One of the most popular campaign phrases today is “In the Next 100 days" as candidates make pledges to the electorate. But what's the obsession with ...

What’s In The Finance Secretary’s Briefcase?

Among other traditions of the budget day in Kenya, one that never misses is the finance secretary’s briefcase pose. But how did this tradition come to be?

Kenya’s Yellow Fever Outbreak Explained

After 3 deaths and 15 confirmed infections in Isiolo county, Kenya has declared an outbreak of Yellow Fever. Following the announcement, Kenya immediately put all counties on high alert. But why so fast? Well, the ...

The Tonga Volcanic Eruption Explained

An underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted violently on 15th January 2022, causing tsunamis to hit Hawaii, Japan, and Tonga’s largest island, Tongatapu sending waves flooding into the capital. The eruptions sent a plume ...

Watt Happened?

Kenya has been plunged into a couple of power outages in the past, the most recent one being on 11 January 2022. Kenya Power said the power outage was as a result of collapse of ...

Why are Kenyan Students Burning Schools?

In 2021, Kenyan secondary schools were plagued with numerous fires that led to the loss of property worth millions and the loss of innocent lives. With the education of thousands hanging in the line, questions ...

Military Coup in Sudan

Sudan experienced a military coup on October 25th. This kind of unrest is not new to Sudan. In April 2019, Omar Al-Bashir, who was wanted by the international criminal court over war crime charges, was ...

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