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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.

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 Age of MPESA

On 6th March 2017, the world's most famous mobile money transfer service turned 10. In this first instalment, we look at the wars it had to fight to survive, and the two transactions that saved it.

The Kamba of Paraguay

How did a group of Kamba soldiers find their way to the heart of South America?

Seeing Vintage Nairobi through a 1970s Porn Film

If your uncle worked at Kenol Ruaraka in 1975, you might want to ask him if he was featured in an Italian porn film.

The Gangland Life of Ibrahim Akasha

The godfather of Kenya's first true crime family, the Akasha Clan, was a grandfatherly charming chain smoker. He died nearly 17 years ago in Amsterdam, a fugitive from the law and deadweight to his business partners.

At Garissa University, the Covenant was Broken

When the attackers walked through Garissa University on April 2nd 2015, they didn't break the covenant. They found it broken.

The Racist Origins of the Word ‘Kyuk’ for Kikuyu

By Amol Awuor Long before the word ‘Kyuk’ or ‘Kiuk’ became a cool word to make reference to the Kikuyu community; it was a racist slur popularized by the colonial officers and settlers to demoralize and demonize members of the Kikuyu community.

7 More Brutal African Serial Killers (Who were Caught)

Read about some of Africa's worst and darkest serial killers, and how they were caught.