Quick Reads

7 Bizarre Flexes by Rich and Powerful Africans

You think you have money but have you ever had someone fly first class across the world to bring you your favourite stick?

Why You Need Travel Papers

Wars might have an end-date in history, but the havoc they reap in the social fabric of humanity have a tenacious will to survive.

Why Landlocked Countries Have Navies

Although these countries do not have coastlines, and especially because they do not, they protect the water bodies they have with a degree of seriousness.

New Moscow: The Rise, and Quick Fall of Russia’s colonial experiment

For Alexander, who considered this proposal seriously, Achinov and his Cossack’s were the perfect cat’s paw.

What Happened to Kenya’s Moon Rocks?

The idea though was that they would mark the successes of space exploration, and be displayed to the public. Very few countries ever did that.

The Freemasons Who Built Kenya

The White House Lodge was burnt down in 1905. But another one was quickly built, this time further downtown, on the very spot that Central Bank is today.

How Kenya Lost Its Way

Dealing with corruption means admitting that the founding ideals of this country includes the creation of an elite through looting coffers and grabbing land. That corruption in Kenya, just like racism in America, it isn't an anomaly, but an inbuilt founding ideal of the country.

What Happened to Jomo Kenyatta’s Convertible?

One of the gifts Jomo Kenyatta got in 1963 was a white, 1961 Lincoln Continental. But the convertible has never been seen in public since. Where did it go?

An Odd (Fake) Story about UFOs in Nyeri

Five decades ago, a book claimed that UFOs had killed an entire wedding party in Nyeri in June 1954. It was a hoax.