Most beautiful ladies in Kenya in 2018

Beauty comes in all distinctions. What someone else sees as beautiful may not be beautiful to you. I guess it is for this reason they say beauty lies in the eye of the beholder. With that in mind, there are, however, some cases where certain things or even people can be labelled as beautiful by […]

Anywhere but Tabanni

Displaced persons from Tabanni in Sokoto State are still terrified by the July 9 by bandits attack on their village. Now camped in Gandi, they recount their experiences and why they dread going home. The displaced dwellers of Tabanni in Raba area of Sokoto may be enjoying respite at the IDP camp in Gandi District […]

Yadda rashin sanin asali ke taba rayuwar yara

Gidan marayu nan ne wajen da ke zamewa yaran da aka tsinta, ko wadanda iyayensu suka mutu sanadiyar hatsari kuma aka kasa gane danginsu gidan zama na dindindin. Zubar da yaran da aka haifa ba bisa aure ba, ya zama tamkar ruwan dare gama duniya a Najeriya, musamman a arewacin kasar. Hakan na faruwa ne […]

“Marriage not on my mind”, Ooni of Ife debunks rumour of marrying Tope Adesegun

Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, is not planning to remarry anytime soon, his palace has said in a statement. A news was recently published about the Ooni of Ife, who seems to have found love again.(Click here to read more). The monarch was previously married to Wuraola Ogunwusi (now Zaynab-Otiti Obanor) but the […]

I Don’t Need You But I Want You

I don’t need you to tell me I’m beautiful. I’m aware of how I look with my bright eyes and bushy hair. Not even to sound big headed, but I don’t need your words to validate me. I don’t need you to tell me you love me. Three words, that so simple, really don’t mean […]

Crazy Jeans Now In Vogue

The world of fashion is often baffling to ordinary people and so often when new trends that seem utterly ridiculous come out, they catch many fashion freaks attention. Take for example, the current obsession with “crazy jeans”. You can barely walk down on any street without seeing bare knees, calves and thighs. “Crazy jeans” has […]

Tharparkar: The history and culture amid catastrophe

Tharparkar, Pakistan – Tharparkar, a district spread over 20,000sq kilometres, lies in Pakistan‘s southern Sindh province. Almost 2,000 children under the age of five have died in Tharparkar since 2011. But the region paints a picture of beauty and adversity, for beneath the alarming mortality figures are deeper issues hampering human existence in this geographically, culturally and […]

Obama dances with his grandmother on Kenya trip

Barack Obama visited his father’s ancestral village in Kenya’s South-western Siaya County on Monday and danced to some traditional music with his grandmother in his first visit to the country since leaving office. Obama is in Kenya to launch a youth centre set up by his half sister Auma Obama. Kenyan television showed the former […]

For the love of mothers: A personal story of Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu

The three top causes of problems and thus hospital admission for newborns in Nigeria are prematurity, infections and asphyxia. I have two biological daughters and both are part of the newborn morbid­ity statistics in Nigeria. My elder daughter was delivered nor­mally by Dr. Yinka Gbajumo at term, but on day 2 she became jaundiced and […]