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...

GSU Officer Joseph Nthenge Who Stunned Protesters With Sense of Reason

On December 29th 2007, enraged youth in Mathare had set a petrol station ablaze, burnt a vehicle and destroyed property. They weren't done. They...

Be Genuine In Giving This December

By Silver Furaha Gaita It's December. The season of cheer, making merry, summer bunnies, and lastly charity is here. I've been seeing lots of plans and...

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...

Ghanaian millionaire quits Microsoft to build university that Educates young Africans

At a time when quite a number of Africans queue up at the embassies of foreign countries, with the hope of being granted visas...

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...

5 Extraordinary Business Lessons From Self-Made Billionaires

Billionaires are a whole other class of people, right? They must be smarter than the rest of us. Stronger. Luckier. Better. What if billionaires are just...

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...

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...

How Martin Luther King Jr. Changed The Life Of A Street Kid In Kenya

When Kennedy Odede was a kid, he lived on the streets of a slum in Kenya. He'd grown up in tough circumstances. His stepfather was...