The Nairobi Project

I Want to Draw a Cat For You! founder Steve Gadlin tells of how a young Kenyan playwright, Victor Gido, contacted him in 2009, offering original scripts. This is how Victor contacted Steve (unedited): hello there.my names is Victor Gido from nairobi kenya and would like to ask i fyou people are intrested in any […]

Is There a Problem Here?

So last week I was with a friend of mine who does a lot of IT freelance consulting in the city of Nairobi. He wanted my opinion on how to solve a particular problem that he had come across. The problem is this: There is a client who runs a certain business that generates a […]

Google Brings NFC To Kenya

I was aboard a CitiHoppa yesterday when the person seated next to me asked the conducter if he could pay via his Beba card. I didn’t really pay much attention to what followed but later on, I googled about it and found Beba.co.ke. In their own words, The Beba card is a smart card that […]

Aroma Cafe

The brilliant, curious, story of how one establishment in Mombasa has used the on-going debate on “husband battering” in Kenya to do some brilliant marketing: From NTV Kenya: The upsurge in the number of husband battering cases continue to dominate debates in various parts of the country but in Mombasa the issue has been captured […]

Lazy African Scum

This, my friend, is what is wrong with Africa Kenya: They call the Third World the lazy man’s purview; the sluggishly slothful and languorous prefecture. In this realm people are sleepy, dreamy, torpid, lethargic, and therefore indigent—totally penniless, needy, destitute, poverty-stricken, disfavored, and impoverished. In this demesne, as they call it, there are hardly any […]