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Kenya Yetu edition 5 Cover
May 14, 2013

There’s a momentum building in Kenya, but where will it lead us? As we settle into our 50th year as an independent nation, a peaceful election behind us, this is …


Behind the scenes at The XYZ Show

May 14, 2013 ,2 Comments

The 2013 elections lifted the already hugely popular satirical The XYZ Show to cult status and led to its recognition as the Best Television Series in ...

Who are we?

Who are we?

May 14, 2013

Much is made of our ethnic diversity, especially around elections, but how much do we truly know about our cultural heritage? At Kenya Yetu, we love t ...


The Big Interview – Power Player

May 14, 2013

We’ve all experienced frustration with repeated power cuts. With a growing population and a booming economy, demand for electricity will only increa ...

  • Football
    Why English football rules!
    May 14, 2013

    With Manchester United freshly crowned Champions of England for a record 20th time, Arsenal fan Carol Radull wonders why English football is so revered in Kenya, and how the local ...

  • Conservation
    Conservation – The lion lights boy
    May 14, 2013

    Did you hear the one about the Maasai boy who scared off the lions? You could call it a light bulb moment. But what it really is is genius. Take ...

  • Talking-point-cropped
    Talking point – How have we grown in 50 years?
    May 14, 2013

    As we settle into Kenya’s golden jubilee year, Oyunga Pala reflects on the journey Kenyans have undertaken since independence and considers how this has set us up for the next ...

  • Unsung-hero
    Unsung heroes – goals for girls
    May 14, 2013 ,1 Comment

    Carol Gachiengo meets Abdul Kasim, whose ten years as a soccer coach have revolutionised the girls’ game, and given our young women a new lease of life Some of the ...

  • Homegrown
    Homegrown – The Collector
    May 14, 2013

    Who would have thought that dealing with rubbish could make you rich? For enterprising Kenyan Richard Kamiri, who started with a single pick up truck and big plans, it has ...

  • She-says-flag
    She says… People power
    May 14, 2013

    So we have a new government, a new chapter in our story. But what is each of us doing to help move the country forward? wonders Rose Odengo I went ...

    A Kenyan abroad: Long distance affair
    May 14, 2013

    A Kenyan born in the US, Mukoma Wa Ngugi ponders the relationship between Kenyans at home and those abroad Maybe it is just me, but I have been feeling that ...

  • Sawa
    Sawa – we, the Political People
    May 13, 2013

    In Kenya, the only times folks don’t talk politics are when they’re listening to others talking politics, and when they’re thinking about their reply. By Josaya Wasong. Phew. The elections ...