One has to be honest and face facts that cultural appropriation has various definitions, people have different opinions on exactly … Continue Reading EXACTLY WHAT IS CULTURAL APPROPRIATION?
There is a point at which you may find yourself so at odds with your country, over its policies, its … Continue Reading I FEEL LIKE AN ALIEN IN MY OWN STATE
Africa is widely held to be highly vulnerable to future climate change and Ethiopia and Kenya are often cited as … Continue Reading LOSING THE BATTLE AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE IN AFRICA
To see a view of what an African country will look like in 20 years, sit in a university class today. Africa’s future progress, or the lack of it, is linked in one room. To explain with a statistic. Only … Continue Reading COLLECTIVE SHOUT
I would invest in an infrastructure for civic renewal — not just roads and bridges, but schools, transit, playgrounds, parks, community centers, health clinics, libraries and national service. This would encourage better integration in Kenya and fight tribalism. I’d grant … Continue Reading WHAT IF I WAS PRESIDENT?
Kenya is widely considered among the world’s most corrupt countries, a factor seen as contributing to the stalled development and … Continue Reading CORRUPTION BURYING KENYA ALIVE
Burundi’s voters approved a new Constitution that extends the presidential term from five to seven years, according to provisional figures … Continue Reading BURUNDI’S NEW CONSTITUTION MANIPULATING THE PEOPLE OF THE TINY COUNTRY
What is religion ladies and gentlemen? Religion is the set of beliefs and practices that define the relations between human being and sacred being whether you are a christian, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist or Sikh. Well religion was brought to Africa officially … Continue Reading IS RELIGION THE ROOT CAUSE OF AFRICAN WOES?
Kenya has banned its first feature film to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, accusing it of having “clear intent to promote lesbianism in Kenya contrary to the law”. This is thanks to the most annoying government appointee Ezekiel Mutua. … Continue Reading KENYA’S SHAMELESS HOMOPHOBES
We lost a true revolutionary in Winnie Mandela, for decades she and her then-husband, the iconic Nelson Mandela, were the … Continue Reading WINNIE MANDELA THE REVOLUTIONARY
Ethiopia recently witnessed the inauguration of Abiy Ahmed Ali as the 12th prime minister of the country, The which calls … Continue Reading CHANGE IN ETHIOPIA
As i seat in my cheap motel room in Arusha and reading a great book called Americanah i could … Continue Reading ARUSHA MY LAND OF HOPE AND MIND CONTROL
Knowledge is power and for those reading this article, at least a basic level of that power of education … Continue Reading LIFE EDUCATION
Rwandan President Paul Kagame receives frequent praise for leading the country through an extended period of relative peace and prosperity … Continue Reading GROWTH IN RWANDA BUT AT WHAT COST?
Interracial dating in 1940s London was met with difficulties. Friends of Ruth’s parents would cross the street to avoid meeting … Continue Reading SERETSE KHAMA & RUTH WILLIAMS LOVE STORY