Kenya's rich history in sculpture making
Certain communities have ancient traditions of sculpture like the Kisii, who made articles of soapstone thousands of years ago and continue to make them today.
By Muhunyo Maina 1 year ago
Kenya's rich history in sculpture making
Nyokabi charts own path with art music
Despite the complexity of the music, it is very attractive and deeply stimulating. The level of production is astonishing, as Nyokabi manages to merge various 'nonmusical' sounds.
By Muhunyo Maina 1 year ago
Nyokabi charts own path with art music
Social Media: Think before you post
Many of the most vocal people on social media have such little self-awareness that it defies comprehension.
By Muhunyo Maina 1 year ago
Social Media: Think before you post
The link between history, inequality
When Jomo Kenyatta founded the first independent government in 1964, he did little to undo the cronyism and nepotism which the British used to co-opt Kenyan colonial chiefs into British collaborators.
By Muhunyo Maina 1 year ago
The link between history, inequality
Our cultural influence on the world isn't new
The Maasai are not just famous today for their vibrant traditions and warrior culture but were equally infamous in precolonial times and feared by the Arabs who traded with the Swahili.
By Muhunyo Maina 1 year ago
Our cultural influence on the world isn't new
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Bitter end: Chebukati attacked as chaos mar Bomas briefing
Just before Wafula Chebukati was to announce the winner of the election, chaos broke out at Bomas.
By Muhunyo Maina 1 year ago
Bitter end: Chebukati attacked as chaos mar Bomas briefing
Man charged with killings of two Muslims in US
"The driver was detained, and he is our primary suspect for the murders," the tweet said.
By Muhunyo Maina 1 year ago
Man charged with killings of two Muslims in US
The celebratory dance
The celebratory dance
By Muhunyo Maina 1 year ago
The celebratory dance
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Voter bribery causing shortage of notes
CS Matiang'i noted that after elections, 40 people that will be elected are active players in money laundering and trafficking.
By Muhunyo Maina 1 year ago
Voter bribery causing shortage of notes
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African art doesn't belong in Western museums
The main contention over these items is of course, how they got into Western museums in the first place. For most of the items, the answer to that is simple; they were plundered.
By Muhunyo Maina 1 year ago
African art doesn't belong in Western museums
Let's take care lest we forget!
As rapidly as the world is changing, Kenyans must take up the mantle of historians and preserve and record the annals of our past.
By Muhunyo Maina 1 year ago
Let's take care lest we forget!
State missing as artists struggle
The fact that most artistes rely solely on foreign revenue and donor funding to facilitate working spaces, and exhibitions should be a matter of national embarrassment.
By Muhunyo Maina 1 year ago
State missing as artists struggle
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Earn from art: New age solutions to old problems
On the surface, it seems like there are few opportunities for artistes to use their talents to feed themselves and their families in Kenya's job market, but this is not necessarily the case.
By Muhunyo Maina 1 year ago
Earn from art: New age solutions to old problems
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Why we need to value, take pride in art
The most important thing that has happened to Kenya’s art scene in recent years is that Kenyans themselves have taken ownership of local artistes.
By Muhunyo Maina 2 years ago
Why we need to value, take pride in art
If they're feuding, Ruto and DP should borrow Uhuru's wisdom
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MPs question how Sh20b housing levy funds were invested in T-Bills
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