I finally watched Rafiki – and it was interesting

I finally had the opportunity to watch Rafiki, the movie directed by the globally celebrated Wanuri Kahiu. I was invited to watch it at the Canadian High Commissioner’s official residence in Nairobi – a priviledge that I shared with several leading luminaries in the art space. I saw celebrated writer Sitawa Namwalie and Lorna Irungu (both …

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I make my interns and mentees wash cars – here’s why.

(Featured image, courtesy Kwalimwar) As a leader in my organisation – well, as a leader in general, I am passionate about mentorship and passing on what I know to others in generations that follow mine. I think it is tragic that so many people, older than me, retire or pass away, with information and experience …

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STORY: The Man who walked with the cat at 3am.

It’s 3 in the morning and he is outside, walking. The street lamps on the quiet street do nothing to illuminate the darkness engulfing his mind, his heart, his soul. He is finally broken. He wishes now that he was brave enough to end it somehow. Keep walking like Johnny Walker. Away. Another city? Another …

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