Lucy Gichuhi could become first Kenyan-born Senator in Australia

IT WAS an unprecedented opportunity for one of Australia’s most conservative political parties to show it could set the pace on diversity. But it seems...

Kenya’s Tom Lalampaa bags the coveted Stanford University’s Bright Award

When Tom Lalampaa was young, his father gave him and his older brother a choice: One could take over the family’s cattle herd in...

My Journey From Pushing Carts to Designing the Sophisticated C-17 AirPlane

By Mukurima X Muriuki in Los Angeles. My name is Jesse Wanyika, born and raised in Kenya. Currently I live and work in the United...

The Cry of a Diaspora Kenyan who travels 60,000 miles a year seeking justice,

By Mukurima X Muriuki, Los Angeles. "My name is Gilphine Muchinyi. The journey of my life begun in 1996. This was the year that my husband...

11 Peculiar habits of Kenyans in America.

By Kahengeri Mwihaki Kukopa kopa In America salaries are paid twice a month. However bills (car payments, gas, electricity, insurance, credit cards, cable, phone etc.) are...

Meet the Diasporan representing Kenya in Rio Olympics

Add Carvin Nkanata to the list of former Lowcountry high school athletes competing in the Summer Olympics. Nkanata, a 2010 graduate of Summerville High School,...

I got My First Promotion in 3 Months, Despite Being a Foreigner..

My name is Angela Karanja and currently, I reside and work in the United States. It is therefore safe to conclude that I am a...

Kenyan-Born Teen Signed Up By Famous Record Label.

Long before the aspiring musician signed his first record contract, Mark Mbogo moved with his family to U.S. when he was 9 years old. Born...

Kenya’s Kennedy Odede Gives Keynote Speech at Hartford University, Receives Honorary Doctorate.

At the University of Hartford commencement Sunday, faculty and speakers warned the roughly 1,000 graduating students of a crossroads they might soon face. Kennedy Odede...

Too many Africans are still foreigners and migrants in Africa.

In April, Mozambican migrant Emmanuel Sithole was callously pursued, overran, and brutally murdered in the streets of Alexandra township in Johannesburg, South Africa. It...