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...

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...

Achieng Abura now belongs to the ages

By Mukurima X Muriuki Like every other Kenyan, my heart is downcast following the death of musician Achieng Abura. To her son Prince; in the...

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...

For Elizabeth Wanjiku

By Syvia Furaha Gaita In class 2 and 3, I had a best friend called Elizabeth Wanjiku. We were inseparable. We went everywhere together, but...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A Letter to My College-Age Son

Dear Son, I address you as son and not “Ryan,” because at core I’m your father, not your friend. Father and son are roles that...