Papa Wemba Arrives Home

Congolese musician and rumba icon Jules Shungu Wembadio Pene Kikumba took his last journey home from Abidjan and arrived in the Democratic Republic of Congo where he was born, and where he will be laid to rest. Hundreds of mourners met the body of Papa Wemba at Kinshasa Airport where friends, fans and family wept in…

Birds of the Sabaki River

    The Sabaki river, comprised of sand banks, mud banks, dunes and freshwater pools, is Kenya’s second-longest river. With such a vast area, much of the local wildlife are being affected by various environmental challenges in this region. Specifically, the birds of the Sabaki River are fighting for their survival as illegal sand harvesters…

Banking Crisis in Kenya?

  Money problems continue to be an issue in Kenya, and with the recent shocking collapse of Chase Bank, Kenya, some financial institutions might have to look for support through the country’s Central Bank. KCB Group, Kenya’s largest asset lender may be answering that call with an interest in buying out Chase Bank Kenya LTD.…

Profile: Boniface Mwangi

  Photographer, activist, and founder of Picha Mtaani, the youth led peace initiative, Boniface Mwangi is making waves in Kenya as he continues to reveal the country’s troubles. First focusing on photojournalism, Boniface worked with The Standard, a local newspaper, taking shots of news while trying to pay for his schooling. In 2005, he won…