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Are Kenyans a naturally hateful people?

| August 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Are Kenyans a naturally hateful people?

Kenyans are excellent at dishing out advice, but terrible at taking it (much like Portia said in the Shakespearian play Merchant of Venice). We know the best way to do anything under the sun, and if we don’t, we’ll fake it, and if no one buys it, we will Google it. We criticize anything and […]

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Photos:Nubian Kenyans:Who they are/where they came from

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments
Photos:Nubian Kenyans:Who they are/where they came from

Kibra/Kibera, Nubian/Kenyan First published in the October 2012 issue of Destination Magazine. When modern Kenya was being forged, a small group of Nubian soldiers and their families were recruited to guard those building it. They fought here, lived here and built lives here, but today they are still struggling to be a part of Kenya […]

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Heroin Addict in Kenya:Brown Sugar, Smack & Syringes

| December 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
Heroin Addict in Kenya:Brown Sugar, Smack & Syringes

The Kenyan Coast has long been a sunny paradise with a slower pace of life, but a darker underside is emerging – one where heroin addicts do anything to score their next hit. Health, government and community officials debate the solution, but on the ground the problem continues to grow By Jill Craig Just minutes […]

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Tribalism not tribe is the enemy of development

| December 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
Tribalism not tribe is the enemy of development

It is foolhardy and credulous to think that you can run for any political office devoid of alliances based on common interest. Especially in a country as ethnically and culturally diverse as Kenya. This recognition of the diversity peoples of Kenya is enshrined in the constitution first in its recognition of these as well as […]

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Turkana to English translator needed for documentary for international broadcast

| December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments
Turkana to English translator needed for documentary for international broadcast

I am a production manager at the charity organisation, tve(Television for the Environment),where we are currently making a documentary about a young Kenyan man, who we have been filming since he was born back in 1992. We are now seeking a Turkana speaker to help us to translate both old and new footage. The work […]

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