The 100 Days Genocide against the Tutsis in Rwanda Among the most told and notorious history stories in Africa there exists the Rwanda Genocide of 1994. The history of Africa cannot be told without mentioning this scary bloodbath that can only be compared to Hitler’s Holocaust (pundits argue that Rwanda Genocide against the Tutsis was… Continue reading RWANDA GENOCIDE
PRESIDENT, MOUNT KENYA UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF LAW STUDENTS ASSOCIATION It is a cloudy Tuesday morning. I make my way into The Mount Kenya University , Law Campus in Parklands Nairobi. I walk straight to the office of the students’ President in the Basement of the gigantic MKU Law Complex. After knocking, the ever smiling Jesse… Continue reading JESSE SARUNI- Young Changemakers Edition
For a very long time, the leadership spectrum in this country was dominated by the old people, majority being 50 years and above. The parliament was often referred to as the house of retirees. This name came to be because people were seeking elective positions after their retirement from the public service. The trend was… Continue reading Time to Rethink Youth Leadership?
One of the most difficult things I have ever done was to interview a public figure on a busy road and oh boy, this was tough, and let me tell you why. So it is a cloudy afternoon, I am with the Cinderella hitmaker Abdul Deedat alias Flexboy Deedat, we are walking from the main… Continue reading FLEXBOY DEEDAT ON YOUNG-CHANGEMAKERS-EDITION
It is one of those Saturday evenings where I find myself quite bored therefore I turn to my WhatsApp so that I can read those many unread texts, at least turning some greyticks into blueticks and replying to those that deserve one. As I go through these unread chats, I notice this particular group of… Continue reading THE UNPLEASANT RUSH TO SEEK VALIDATION
What exactly led to crisis in Ethiopia For a year now, the Horn of Africa populous and fast developing country of Ethiopia has been at war by itself, in other words , there has been a civil strife. The conflict is between the government forces led by Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Abiy… Continue reading THE ROOT OF THE ETHIOPIAN VIOLENCE:
The history of the people of the United States of America cannot be written without mentioning the Civil War. While indeed there are several other historical events that have taken place within the territory of the US such as the now infamous and abhorred Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, the 1776-83 Revolution that led to the independence… Continue reading THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
Maxwell SimbaLead Actor, The Boy who Harnessed the WindPan Africanism Advocate Lions should always stay in the jungle and kept far away from people as possible, but then this cannot be the case when the lion is too massive and has mastered the art to conquer not only the jungle but also the rest of… Continue reading YOUNG CHANGEMAKERS EDITION-‘5
PERIS ODHIAMBO SOPHOMORE, African Leadership University, Kigali. Mental Health & Wellness Advocate There are different types of people, and then there is Peris. So far I have listened to very many stories, but none comes as detailed as one does by Peris. I really think she should start a course in storytelling, because damn, she… Continue reading YOUNG CHANGE MAKERS EDITION, ISSUE 4
‘Maneno ya inflation wachia watu wa Zimbabwe, we ambia serikali ikupatie kazi’. These words constantly run through my mind as I listen to my economics professor go on and on about the intricacies of inflation and Keynesian economics on Zoom. Maybe it’s because the concept of money losing value due to overabundance rankles me so… Continue reading Repost: Fault in our Stars!