A Common Wealth, A Common Grief?

¹”If the Queen had apologized for slavery, colonialism and neocolonialism and urged the crown to offer reparation for the millions of lives taken in her/their names, then perhaps I would do the human thing and feel bad. As a Kenyan, I feel nothing. This theater is absurd.”   ²“My uncle was deaf. He was asked…

FOOD WE NEED VS FOOD WE WANT

The importance of food to man cannot be overlooked. You don’t have to be a foodie to start worrying about the food on your table or the absence of certain foods. Food comes with its dilemmas; the absence or insufficiency of it poses a problem as well as the abundance of it. This explains why…

Brands, Rivalry and Perceptions

I watched a video on “Big Think” that made me reflect on the Mboko Gang vs King Kong gang, IPhone vs Samsung Galaxy, BMW vs Audi, Nike vs Adidas, Davido vs Wizkid, and Ronaldo vs Messi brand rivalries, just to name but these. Brands influenced our behavior in ways that extend far beyond the point…

VIDEO CALLS AND ETIQUETTES

It’s difficult to have control over many things today. Even having control over your space is getting more and more difficult. Before, one had to worry about calls from numbers, persistent beeps and late and early calls which weren’t emergencies. Video calls have made interactions more fluid and life-like, but this has come with its…

ARCHBISHOP TUTU QUOTES TO REMEMBER

  It’s one of those moments when an event draws the world’s attention — the death of a charismatic and magnificent personality. Archbishop Emeritus Desmond M. Tutu and Nobel Prize Laureate was a South African Anglican bishop and theologian. One of the things that defined him was his work as an anti-apartheid and human rights…

A Chat with a Budding Photographer: The Peculiarities and Challenges of a Photographer

By W. N “If the photographer is interested in the people in front of his lens, and if he is compassionate, it’s already a lot. The instrument is not the camera but the photographer.” (Eve Arnold) Professional photography in the country is steadily gaining remarkable awareness. We have lately witnessed red carpets, movie premieres, celebrity…