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Kenyans quash misrepresentations with #SomeoneTellCNN

The President of the United States, Barack Obama, is currently in Kenya for a state visit. Obama is the first US president to visit Kenya and thus, there has been widespread coverage of this event. 549 more words


Nairobi: People, Police and Politics.

When I was young, we had an educational tool called “Show and Tell” at school. Now, at the time, I didn’t see the need for this tautological performance hell bent on embarrassing me in front of my classmates but as I grew older and wisdom started to unfurl, I began to understand the dynamics and importance of stark visualizations to reinforce a concept. 1,705 more words



Thou shall become 40 million endorsements for autocratic kleptocracy.
Thou shalt fight each other in the name of religion.
Thou shalt not question the ever expanding waistline of policemen. 584 more words


A Letter to the Governor

To the Governor,
I’ve taken the liberty of compiling a list of things that are wrong with Nairobi. These are issues ranging on the spectrum of big to small but they’re all issues that can be fixed or measures taken to avoid. 344 more words


Nairobi 2012, Something Medieval

Africa. A beautiful continent in continuous chaos. International media houses brand it as a place of fluctuating horror. Tourism agencies sell our land and wildlife and sunrises and sunsets to rich folk who come to the Dark Continent in search of exotic holidays and escapism. 1,242 more words


#KenyaAtWar: "Have We Already Lost?"

On my way to work this morning, I glanced at the paper and two stories caught my attention. One was about Paul Muite suing someone on Facebook, which I thought was hilarious. 785 more words


Questions to the Prime Minister

Hi there,

So recently, a fellow twitter persona, @AKenyanGirl, won a chance to have a meal with our prime minister Raila Odinga and she graciously asked her followers to pose questions to him via the social media network. 460 more words