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My Dress My Choice Protest in Pictures

My Dress My Choice Protest in Pictures

Hashtag activism has been faulted for never going beyond the internet. We joined women and men that came out in their droves to protest against the stripping of a woman by Embassava touts. This protest grew out of the hashtag #MyDressMyChoice. Protestors brought the Nairobi CBD to a standstill. We marched from Uhuru Park to(…)

Kike Tele To Stage Play: October 10th At The Michael Joseph Center

Kike Tele To Stage Play: October 10th At The Michael Joseph Center

They Say/I Am is a play intertwined with monologues of poetry exploring the stereotypes of women with the intention of shattering them, revealing stereotypes as the fallacies they are. With the shorter version featured at Festival CulturElles at Alliance Francais on Women’s Day 2014, this full length exploration is bound to entertain. Conceived and directed(…)

Jam of the Week: Mwanake by KIU

Jam of the Week: Mwanake by KIU

There aren’t many girl bands in the Kenyan music scene. In fact, none comes to mind. It is therefore a breath of fresh air to have one. The band is KIU and consists of three lovely ladies: Rosa, Pauline and Tracy. The three ladies are graduates of the prestigious Sauti Academy. ‘Mwanake’ is their second(…)

Jam of The Week: Elani’s Barua Ya Dunia

Jam of The Week: Elani’s Barua Ya Dunia

Elani burst onto the scene with their part single ‘Jana Usiku’ late last year and have been on a roll since then. ‘Barua Ya Dunia’  is the fourth single off their album by the same name. It’s a beautiful song with an uplifting message (at least for ‘victims’) as the theme is basically that good(…)

Jam of The Week : Isikuti Love by Mayonde

Jam of The Week : Isikuti Love by Mayonde

Diana Nduba is no stranger to the music scene. Not only does she have a wonderful voice, but also has some good music. She has rebranded (it seems) and is now going by her middle name, Mayonde. Her music is soulful and catchy. Her latest single ‘Isikuti Love’  is out and has a video that (…)