Finish Strong…A Generation Awaits to Ride on Your Momentum

Here we are, at the tail end of 2020. It has been a long, long year! Congratulations for holding on, believing, fighting through, and doing whatever it takes to get this far. Humanity has survived the far worse crisis in its history, and I’m confident we will prevail. At the beginning of the year, we were all optimistic about a prosperous and fruitful year. Across … Continue reading Finish Strong…A Generation Awaits to Ride on Your Momentum

NAIVAS SUPERMARKET: Making the Most of the Bubble

Hazina Towers, Monrovia Street-Nairobi: Naivas opens up its 67th branch at Hazina Towers. It starts operations today (Tue, 27th Nov.) as the anchor tenant. This is prime and strategic location up-town that will benefit the retail chain. It is also a big relief to shop owners on the premises who depended and benefitted on customers traffic to sell their wares. Naivas is the largest retail … Continue reading NAIVAS SUPERMARKET: Making the Most of the Bubble

BENIN: The Voodoo State

How do staunch, born again Christians live in some parts of West Africa, such as Benin? This country is world re-known to be the origin and birthplace of Voodoo, a religion that is still actively practiced to date. In the morning, fresh sacrifice of chicken and fowl almost everywhere would remind you that this was a Voodoo nation, and they take their religion and beliefs … Continue reading BENIN: The Voodoo State

Is There Still Wildlife in Nigeria?

Nigeria is known for many things, but wildlife and tourism is least on most people’s minds. There is a common myth that Nigerians long killed their wildlife for the numerous traditional rituals and hunting for bush meat. You will find all kinds of wildlife on display in the bush meat market, with eager buyers sampling them out. A study conducted in Nigeria back in 1988 … Continue reading Is There Still Wildlife in Nigeria?

PEPE KALLE: Tribute to the Rhumba Legend

It is now almost 22 years since the late Rhumba maestro, Pepe Kalle Yampanya passed on. In November 29th 1998, the burly, heavily built baritone-voiced rhumba star collapsed and died at his home in Kinshasa. He was one of the entertainment and rhumba sensation of the 90s, especially with his popular Empire Bakuba Band. His most popular songs that still move rhumba lovers include Rodger … Continue reading PEPE KALLE: Tribute to the Rhumba Legend

The Desperate Plight of Private Schools in Kenya, as Corona Ravages

Covid-19 has struck hard on most private schools in Kenya. Entrepreneurs who established and run these institutions are facing a difficult period as their investments take an unprecedented plunge. Organisations (NGOs and churches) are equally struggling, in these unprecedented times. As the second wave of Corona pandemic is wreaking havoc globally, governments and private institutions such as WHO are joining hands with the health sector … Continue reading The Desperate Plight of Private Schools in Kenya, as Corona Ravages