What’s most impressive about Wanjiku Nyoike-Mugo, of course apart from how smart she is and I’m telling you she is smart, is how super organised and driven she is. In 2011, before starting her job at the UN, she had already written down the name of the store that dreamed of owning. It’s now 2017 and she is the owner of The Designers Studio, a fashion store in the newly opened Two Rivers Mall situated in Nairobi’s upmarket Gigiri neighbourhood
For an African woman, The ability to cook and feed ones family is normally seen and admired as feminine trait and one that falls in the same camp of socially acceptable female behavior such ‘raising well behaved Christian or Muslim children’ and ‘sitting properly’
Tired of feeling insecure about her body, Taruri Gatere made the bold decision to bare all, raw and untouched and the response has been overwhelming, she shares her journey to body acceptance and self love
We set goals and achieved them because we were always knew what we wanted. Our 30s loomed in the horizon like a distant mirage, not really clear but even then we were confident they would turn out as good as our 20s. Then you hit the 30s and things sort of don’t go as planned.
Professional photographer Jeri Muchura recently won the Mo Ibrahim MyAfrica competition, walking away with $10,000 for her iconic photo, “The Boy and His Fish”. She speaks to Afrinado about her passion, creative process and what keeps her inspired on her journey…
In a country that once decided which schools one could attend based on the texture of your hair and a pencil, this conversation touches on much more than just hair
About a week ago, this topic came up in a conversation between me and three friends. We all agreed that we had at some point or other had a petty tyrant in our lives. A petty tyrant is that person who for some reason just drives you up the wall and what’s worse, like a …