Listicles

3 Proofs that the Kenya Government believes in Magic

Do you know how difficult it is to dupe a government into buying fake things? Apparently, its not harder than convincing your two-year-old that you have stolen her nose.

7 Most Dangerous Militia in Kenya’s History

On August 13, 1997, a group of about 200 raiders carrying traditional weapons and covered by foreigners wielding guns, attacked a police post, a police station, and basically anything else at the Likoni Ferry station that had a portrait of Moi in it They killed 6 officers and stole more than 40 guns. That was just on the first day.

7 Most Eccentric Kenyan Politicians

The thin line between eccentricity and insanity is riddled with money, and power, and political office, all of which Kenyan politicians have. In fact, if you the common Wanjiku were to try some of the eccentricities here, there would be a ‘Get Wanjiku to Mathari Hospital Campaign.’

7 Most Elaborate Cons ever pulled off in Kenya by Foreigners

Hunter Thompson quipped “In a closed society where everybody’s guilty, the only crime is getting caught.In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.”

5 Most Intriguing Kenyan Presidential Election Petitions

The common chorus for election losers, from their opponents (surprisingly) has always been ‘Go to Court! Go to Court! File a Petition.’

7 Most Intriguing Kenyan Innovations

If you hear the words ‘Kenyan inventions’, the first thing that comes to mind is probably the successful, overly-analyzed and praised MPesa, which is more of an innovation than an invention…and whose success is wrongly directed-similar innovations have been attempted but failed because of low adoption. How does Kenya fair on the tech- and engineering …

5 Hilarious Security Lapses of the Kenyan Presidential Guard

Whenever we elect a man (or woman) to the House on the Hill, we give him the right to avoid all human contact except that which has passed through three metal detectors and dressed appropriately. We give him the best of our security forces, the best cars, the best house (arguable) and the best women …

4 Most Random things Ever Done by Settlers in Kenya

History has a knack for leaving out randomness, frankly because it does not fit into the fabric of the sane society we purport ourselves to be.

7 Most Badass Kenyan Gangsters

Kenyan gangsters are the stuff of legend. Their exploits often follow a Robinhood-style trajectory, with gangsters working as ‘wealth distributors.’ Once in a while, they even make citizen arrests.