My major reservation with the 8-4-4 system in Kenya is that it nurtures and extols only one type of excellence – academic. Do not get me wrong, this is a much needed function in society. However, we need musicians, athletes, ...Read more
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Have you spoken to anyone about mental health where you come from? Do you understand what it is? What do you know?
I thought of how much cheaper goods would be if Africa opened up our borders for trade in Africa. This was after a news report on how Trade in the EU was boosted by the unity of different countries. ...Read more
The issue of forbidden marriages in the bible, especially to relatives is not clear. For example, Leviticus forbids a man to marry his aunt, but not a woman to marry her uncle. Do you think Jacob committed incest by marrying his cousins Leah and ...Read more
People take new identity each day and drop original ones. In Ghana the west pop culture is stealing our own. How do we protect it?
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?…
What do you think about tribal marks? Are they outmoded, inhumane or an infringement of the rights of people who are marked? Should it be totally scrapped? If yes, would that mean we would be losing our culture? Do tribal ...Read more
Do you ever buy or pay for Kenyan art? If so, how often?
Do you think the idea of banning the Rafiki film from Kenya based on the same-sex love was the best solution for not exposing the young generation from Same sex relationships?
Do you support Lilian Muli’s social media exposure of her baby daddy, Jared Ombongi as “Community Husband”? Lilian Muli wedding, pregnancy, delivery and general life has been on social media. From a fake social media “death” by online cyber bullies to hateful ...Read more
Sex is often considered a universally positive force: energizing, empowering and exciting. But the reality is, difficulties with sex are also very common. In fact, many women feel that sex is unrewarding, uncomfortable or painful. Where do you seek help when you experience ...Read more
Literature is a medium for creative expression. I.e novel, poetry & drama. A powerful tool that can change the mindset of an era. Ngugi’s novels appear to confront a certain perspective, women empowerment, and progress. But is a reality or ...Read more
I am no authority on mental illness, but I can say I do know a bit about it because I am also a Social Scientist. I did courses in my undergraduate & post-graduate (e.g. Medical Sociology and Social Psychology) ...Read more
In Africa, there are three types of foreign aid and all have negative effects. Though we have several advantages, the disadvantages outweigh the advantages. How aid affects development in developing sub-saharan Africa is what we should look at. In my view, the main ...Read more
Help Create a Network of Community Change Accelerators in Kenya My name is Erick Matsanza, Founder Spice Without Borders. We are delighted to have been admitted to an Online Fundraising Accelerator Program by GlobalGiving. Our goal during the accelerator program is to ...Read more
Only a few weeks to #Asenti2018 Register for the 4th African Summit on Entrepreneurship and Innovation-Asenti in November 8-9 at USIU-Nairobi, Kenyawww.asenti.org/delegate, the summit brings together 600-1000 delegates 30 countries 40 speakers and 20 exhibitors, with topics on ...Read more
If you’ve been through this situation and you’ve been hurt because you’ve read her flirtatious chats with other guy/ guys, let’s add, at the middle of the night, and let’s also add, she’s lied to you that she’s slept at ...Read more
The kind of destruction going on in our schools. Our kids have been watching us closely. Have we failed as mentors and parents?