Wife Battering in Nairobi, Kenya

Yesterday I met a friend who I hadn't seen in a long time, on my way to "hustle", and he asked me if I was sick or had somehow started using marijuana. I was puzzled and at the same time felt some slight tinge of irritation. I thought it was rude of him, friend or … Continue reading Wife Battering in Nairobi, Kenya

University of Nairobi student leader murdered

A former student leader at The University of Nairobi (UoN), Ragira Samuel aka OCS, was yesterday killed by goons believed to be police or have close links with Police, rumoured to be Mungiki. He was shot dead on Thursday evening after a fracas between the UoN students and gangs who have been harassing small-scale traders … Continue reading University of Nairobi student leader murdered

Man-made beauty in Pipeline, Nairobi

Sometimes beautiful things are born from the worst of things, and from the most unexpected places. Who would’ve thought that such a beautiful scenery would be found at such a place, in the middle of dumsite! It's in the late afternoon and I’m leisurely walking on this recently tarmacked road from the Quarry stage along … Continue reading Man-made beauty in Pipeline, Nairobi

“Dawa ya Maasai” kills four in Nairobi

It was late in the evening, a day before the media reported it when I heard of the sad story. It was actually from one of the victims close relatives, a girl friend of mine who told me of what had happened to her step-dad's brother and six others while felling down trees somewhere in … Continue reading “Dawa ya Maasai” kills four in Nairobi

The other side of Nairobi

Nairobi is a beautiful, and one of the fast-growing cities in Africa. But do you know what's behind this rapid development? It's not the Chinese, or the Americans. It's the little efforts of the hard-working Nairobians. Small businesses; shops, stores and those stalls of mama mboga's. Check this video on my you tube channel, Madekesiworld … Continue reading The other side of Nairobi