Viewer Discretion is Ill-Advised

In her first musings for, 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.

Nicholas Biwott Was Not A Good Man

In life he fought harder than anyone else to wipe out the fact that he was not a good man. That his legacy was already stained and broken. In death, he must not be allowed to continue doing that. Or perhaps he should get exactly what he wanted in life, to be forgotten.

Lake Victoria Serena

At Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort & Spa, I meet a fish with a name and almost take someone eye's out on the golf course.

Rain, and Kampala Serena

We all seem to instinctively do things to create our own space in hotel rooms. Little quirky things that, if you were to accidentally stagger later into the wrong room, you would immediately know.

The Lost City of Gedi

The people of Gedi built a thriving city-state in the middle of the forest. Then a few centuries later, they packed up and left, and we still don't know why.

The Assassination of Chief Waruhiu

At quarter to 1 on 7th October 1952, Senior Chief Waruhiu Kung'u was shot and killed. This is the story of the two men who hanged for it.

The Last Ride of the Lunatic Express: A Photo Essay

At exactly 5pm on April 28th 2017, the last scheduled train on the old railway left the Nairobi Station for Mombasa. In the next 17 or so hours, it would become a literal party train.

What Really Happened on KQ Flight 507?

10 years ago this May, a KQ plane in working order, operated by competent pilots, crashed less than 2 minutes after takeoff. Here's what happened in those 93 seconds.