Recently, one of our mentors in medical school committed suicide. Everyone was shocked. He was the happiest lecturer we knew and he had international accolades for his clinical and scholarly contributions to medicine. He was a loving husband, a doting ...Read more
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Is the content of the Kenyan curriculum in our schools and universities relevant for the job market and current practice?
I have seen this “found you via homepage” notification several times and I want to understand how LinkedIn works. Under who viewed my profile in LinkedIn, there’s usually different tags including the “found you via homepage” tag. What does this ...Read more
I decided to ask about this after seeing the upcoming launch of a new Cryptocurrency coin designed for Africa called Onyx. The Onyx Coin is defined as: Africa’s new Monetary and Wealth Transfer system. The future of global payments. However, I ...Read more
What do you consider as the most depressing thing in life at the moment?
Do you think Kenyans can vote for a woman president in the next 20 years?
What would you do if you were President for 6 months? We often complain but offer no alternatives; now, imagine you have all the state machinery & power of the presidency for 6 months – what would you do for Kenyans ...Read more
This question is based on the current economic reality in which Kenya is knee-deep in debt. It’s also tied to an influx of illegal expatriate who continue to flood our job market whereas very capable Kenyans remain unemployed. Finally, this question ...Read more
Given the rising cases of gender-based violence in Kenya and Africa, including those that do not make it to the mainstream media just because the victims are not high profile persons, do you feel like the criminal justice system is ...Read more
The society we live in constantly reminds us to get married but nobody tells you what to do after the actual marriage ceremony and the couple mostly concentrate more on the ceremony/date than the whole “forever until death does us ...Read more
Are Leaders born or made? The nature versus nurture debate explores if human actions or tendencies like good leadership skills are predetermined by the person’s environment, e.g. upbringing or are passed on to them through birth i.e genetic transfer.
Karl Marx once described religion as opium for the masses and one is left to wonder if he was right especially given that, in the contemporary world, those who seem to have the most wealth (power & influence) are religious ...Read more
I’ve been replaying Alalakay by @jalimadimusic from The Gambia. I don’t understand Mandinka, (it sounds like a distant Swahili heavily laced with Arabic) but this sweet melody feels like home. I have a short list of go-to African Music, from Sarabi’s Amandla ...Read more
Based on my little experience here are some top 10 red flags to look for if you are indeed looking to share a healthy relationship with someone you love (applies to both men & women) – please do share yours ...Read more
During the times that I travel to other countries I notice many things; one of the small things I notice is that, in most of these countries, there are no security guards with metal detectors at the entrance of public ...Read more
Diane Rwigara is a Rwandan presidential candidate detained in Rwanda for running against Paul Kagame
What’s your thought on the businesses in Nairobi that are quite profitable?
Instead of trying to summarize the story, here is the full article including transcripts for evidence and clarity. It is lengthy, but please read in entirety or watch the video below: She Wanted to Help Liberia’s Most Vulnerable Girls. ...Read more
Whenever I fill out an application, in the part that says “If an emergency, notify:” I put “DOCTOR”. What’s my mother going to do?…
After graduating from university, I applied several jobs and they had clauses like “2 or 3 or 4 or more years experience”. I have a lot of internship and volunteering on my CV but it doesn’t count. The question I ...Read more