Kike Talks

Kike Ten: Wanjeri Gakuru

Kike Ten: Wanjeri Gakuru

Wanjeri Gakuru (@mawazomengi) is a freelance writer and print journalist. She has a great interest in short fiction and travel writing. Wanjeri sometimes describes herself as a semi-retired performance poet. She is a former Associate Editor at UP, a Nairobi-based urban lifestyle magazine.  1. Describe a typical day Before I began to freelance two years(…)

Kike Ten: Nebila Abdulmelik

Kike Ten: Nebila Abdulmelik

Nebila (@aliben86) is a pan-Africanist and a feminist passionate about social justice. She is also a poet who uses her poetry to speak her peace.  She is currently the Head of Communications at FEMNET (@FEMNETprog) a pan-African, feminist organization working to advance the rights of women and girls and amplify their voices through informing and(…)

Kike Ten: Mutheu Nzomo

Kike Ten: Mutheu Nzomo

Mutheu Nzomo (@mutheunzomo) is Vice President and Chief Logistics Officer at Visionaries Aloud. Visionaries Aloud seeks to build a platform to inspire educate and mentor filmmakers to speak to their community and advocate change through quality, educational and compelling film. 1. Describe a typical day I get up at 6am every morning. I am generally(…)

Kike Talks: Deadbeat Kenya

Kike Talks: Deadbeat Kenya

  Each fortnight, KikeTele posts a discussion by women, whose names have been changed,  on current and controversial issues. We invite you to join in this discussion by tweeting us @Kiketele. This week’s discussion: DEADBEAT KENYA  “This is a descriptive term that refers to parents of either gender who have freely chosen not to be(…)

Kike Ten: Faith Muturi

Kike Ten: Faith Muturi

Faith Muturi is the host of CrossOver Live on NTV, founder of Simama Outreach Trust and a corporate training consultant. 1. Describe a typical day Typically, my day starts at 5am when I have my quiet time with God committing my plans to Him. I’ve learned that when I commit these plans, He does establish(…)

Kike Ten: Wamuyu Kiragu

Kike Ten: Wamuyu Kiragu

Wamuyu Kiragu is a writer and part time photographer who is crazy about cats, good food, live music and travelling. 1. Describe a typical day. I wake up at 6.30am, get ready for the day and commute to work reporting to the office at 9.00am. I spend the day writing mock ups for an e-commerce(…)

Kike Ten: Ruth Kagiri

Kike Ten: Ruth Kagiri

Ruth Kagiri (24) is the General Manager at Nyce FM, an emcee, actress and a soon to be graduate in Theatre Arts and Film from Kenyatta University.  1. Describe a typical day A typical work day starts at 8:00am when I arrive at the Nyce FM offices. I then have meetings with the management and(…)

Women Who Wear Weaves Have Issues

Women Who Wear Weaves Have Issues

Image Credits This is a conversation two women were having and I happened to eavesdrop. Side note: None of them was in a weave. Oh and it’s fictional. A: I don’t like weaves. I think women who wear them have issues. S: Issues? What do you mean by issues? A: Issues. You’d have to really(…)