How A Kenyan Cop Schooled Me on Meaning of “Hope.”

Sometime back in December 2014, while I was going home, I noticed by cellphone's battery had run out of charge. It was a precarious...

How Kenyan-Born Woman Turned Racist Tinder Messages Into Thought-Provoking Art

A Kenyan-British artist has revealed the racism and micro-aggressions black women deal with on a daily basis in an ingenious art project, appropriately titled...

24 successful people who wake up really (really) early

They say the early bird catches the worm, and research suggests there might be some truth to the old adage. Waking up with (or before) the...

The reluctant politician: Born in Kenya, made in South Korea

In 1995, a lanky 21-year-old, then a student at the Kenya Polytechnic (now Technical University of Kenya) represented Kenya in the first ever Mr...

Man who spent 17 years in prison now a Ph.D candidate studying criminology.

Many twenty-somethings spend their formative years between classes and exams, expanding their knowledge. Chico Tillmon spent his 20s — and his 30s — in...

Blogger uses her social media fame to raise Ksh 15 million in 24 hrs...

Constance Hall is a popular blogger writes about motherhood, body image and feminism. WITH all the awful things happening in the world right now, it’s...

From being an addict to a record 5th Olympics. How Michael Phelps rediscovered his...

Michael Phelps made history today as the first male swimmer to make 5 consecutive Olympics. Even more incredibly, he has achieved it just 2...

Far from Hollywood, the life of Charles Gitonga Maina is a complicated tale

It’s six miles from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to the Nairobi neighborhood of Buruburu, but the drive, in a city with only a couple...

The Miracle Child of a Brother’s Song-A True Story of Baby Marlee

Like any good mother, when Karen found out that another baby was on the way, she did what she could to help her 3-year-old...

An Inspirational Single Mom Graduates From College To Set ‘First Example’ For Son

This single mom’s happy tears are definitely contagious. Jelina Sheppard recently graduated from the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University with a degree in...