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City Cabanas in Nairobi taking new look

In Nairobi, off Mombasa road, there is a structure that catches the eyes of whoever loves cultural buildings. It is amazing that City Cabanas is being revived after many years of being dormant. It is a restaurant cum night club that was turned into other things such as Sunday services, …

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RETURNING TO THE STOLEN AFRICAN GOLDEN STOOL …

AFRICA AND THE CURSING OF THE NATION-STATE Reading from the pedigree of the African ancient historiography there were nations and empires among which there was Akan tribe in what is known today as Ghana. Among the Akan there was a powerful clan with recognized and respected authority known as Ashanti. …

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IN BURUNDI NAMES HAVE MEANING…

HAVE YOU BOTHERED TO KNOW THE MEANING OF YOUR NAME? In few places on earth names have meaning but in Burundi every name has a meaning attached to it. Did you know that Nkurunziza means “good news”? I did not know this until a Burundian told me that every name …

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The Demise of Literature Hangs in the Past

Changes Caused by Digital Technology and Cultural Globalization Shall Push Literature to the Grave-Yard! Have you ever asked yourself why the oral literature is dying? Why is it that many people nowadays fail to embrace oral literature? Where are the story tellers? Where are the wise elders? What has happened …

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What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence has been on the rise in Kenya for almost a decade. Usually such type of violence is related to wife versus husband. For instance, when the couple resorts to some violence as solution to their differences and quarrels. As much as this issue has been treated as non …

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SOCIAL MEDIA VERSUS PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

THERE MUST BE UNDERSTANDING ABOUT SOCIAL MEDIA There is no doubt that social media have become means for the public to get to know certain things and share opinion. It is the only public participation gadget available to many people through mobile phones, computer and other digital devices. Bloggers are …

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Respect for cultural rights has changed President Obama’s perspective on LGBT

The delicate issue of gay and lesbian rights popped up Saturday during a press briefing at State House as US President Barack Obama differed sharply with his host, President Uhuru Kenyatta, over the handling of those involved. Read more at: http://www.a.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2000170428/obama-and-uhuru-differ-over-gay-rights As much as President Obama believes in equality of …

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