Why a popular family in Americaa named their son Kenyatta

Medgar Evers was a civil rights activist who organized voter-registration efforts, demonstrations and boycotts of companies that practiced discrimination in the United States of...

The Most Expensive Bar Soaps in the World. (Includes a Kenyan Soap)

The Bader Hassoun and Sons Soap-$2800 (Ksh 280,000) This soap is manufactured in Lebanon, and is made of pure gold dust, olive oil, virgin honey,...
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Ever Growing Kenyan Influence in White House

Barack Obama’s election as Americas’ 44th president elevated him as the first Africa American, or Kenyan American, to occupy the White House. However, the...

Forget DiCaprio and Chris Rock-The Movie Spotlight Has Lessons for Kenya Media

Mukurima X Muriuki When Anne Waiguru called a press conference a few months ago to announce her resignation, I was surprised. I was taken aback...

Lamentations of a Villager About ‘Nairobi Folks’

I am a villager and a farmer. I live in a village called Kamathuri in Kirinyaga. At the moment, there is not so much...

Prof. Ndii, The Marriage will eventually work.

In his latest article titled: “Kenya is a cruel marriage, it’s time we talk divorce,” Economist David Ndii has examined the challenges Kenya is facing...

Who will Save Kenyans from Kenyans?

A year or ago, Russian President, Vladmir Putin in his annual televised question-and-answer session in Moscow was asked the following by a 6 year...

Obama, Cuba, Bay of Pigs: The Lessons

President Obama is in Havana, Cuba, the first sitting American president to visit the country in almost 90 years, and the first since the...

A year after Garissa terror attack, 147 still not a number

By Mukurima X Muriuki On Thursday 2nd April 2015, just before the sun rose, and as students at Garissa University College were preparing to start...

Letter from Kenya: Give young people what extremists can’t – an inclusive society

I sit in a former no-go area in Kenya’s second largest city, Mombasa. It is prayer time, and the streets are empty. A respected...