Controversial and rapidly-growing taxi service, Uber, is making aggressive inroads into Nairobi by offering complimentary rides around the city this week
Evidence that was to be used against the Kenyan President in his ICC case has been released
More than three million girls undergo female genital mutilation (female circumcision) yearly all over the world. In Kenya, despite laws prohibiting the act, it remains a painful reality. Just last Friday, 20 girls were forcefully circumcised in two villages in Marakwet East sub-county
Kenyans will always remember the horrific events at Westgate, and “Rest in Power Ruhila and the other Lost Souls”, a graffiti piece by Nairobi-based artist Bankslave, is a visual representation of the city’s collective response to that memory
The viral videos and recent #MyDressMyChoice protest highlighted the problem of men stripping women in public for dressing in ways they disapprove of. Njoki Wamai explains the invisible line that runs through Nairobi regarding “unacceptable” hemlines
How have we bred the sort of monsters that can strip a woman in the streets when we come from a fairytale history of women wearing little more than a piece of cloth to cover your groin area?
Since the 1990s, when multi-party politics was re-introduced in Kenya, the country has seen numerous political transitions. In 2010, a new constitution was promulgated, paving the way for the devolved system of government
That Kiswahili words and phrases sometimes crop up in western pop culture is not surprising; it is, after all, the most widely spoken African language on the continent. But every so often its use leaves native speakers a little puzzled.
Hundreds of recordings by an early generation of Kenyan musicians are currently being returned to the communities in which these songs were made in the 1950s by an English ethnomusicologist to stimulate interest in Kenya’s musical heritage