How Scientific Racism Shaped Kenya

In the 1930s, a group of scientists set about trying to use science to prove that Kenyans couldn't handle European ideas.

How to Steal a Boeing 727

In May 2003, two men who didn’t know how to fly a Boeing 727-223 stole one from an Angolan airport. They have never been found, and neither has the plane. 15 years later, no one knows why they did it.

The Three-Year Bank Heist

It started like all scams do, with a hook. From there it just escalated for three straight years, losing the bank $242 million in what is considered the third largest bank heist in history.

The Story of Concours d’Elegance

What makes classic cars and bikes so fascinating? The history of CBA Africa Concours d'Elegance.

Why I Don’t Vote

The decision whether to vote or abstain should be a personal journey. The result of proper inquiry, and examination, not social coercion or the simple feeling of duty to one’s community or unit.

We Won’t Forget

"We Won't Forget" is an interrogation of domestic and imported terrorism that has faced Kenya in the last decade-through poetry, monologues, and dance.

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?

Viewer Discretion is Ill-Advised

In her first musings for Owaahh.com, Mari Gloria talks about why censorship has no place in modern society. 

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.