Behind the scenes with Maridadi & Co founder, Sam Nkirote McKenzie
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Behind the scenes with Maridadi & Co founder, Sam Nkirote McKenzie

Looking for the latest on Kenyan design and crafts, look no further than Maridadi & Co, We talk to founder Sam Nkirote McKenzie on how she came up with the idea to create an online listing… Continue reading

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Lupita Nyong’o supports young girl bullied for her dark skin: “I see you”
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Lupita Nyong’o supports young girl bullied for her dark skin: “I see you”

Oscar award winning actress Lupita Nyongo showed her support for 11 year old entreprenuer, Kheris Rogers, when she posted an instagram picture of herself wearing a T shirt with the words ‘Flexin in My Complexion’. Continue reading

How I turned my blogging passion into a business — Wanjiku Nyoike-Mugo
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How I turned my blogging passion into a business — Wanjiku Nyoike-Mugo

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 Continue reading