There is a natural hair festival coming up sometime in March around where I live if you are a woman you might have an idea of what I am talking about.  The dress code is “rock your culture”. This …

Art and Music

Nkirote, Shiti and Michi on The Real Househelps of Kawangware

One of the most popular Kenyan TV shows for some time now is KTN’s The Real Househelps of Kawangware and one of the most prominent actors right now is the girl with the Meru accent, Nkirote. Her real name is …


African marriage

Marriage and family was the most important institution among the Ameru. Still is. Or haven’t your folks started asking you when you will get married and bear them grandchildren? And that’s another big part of it – children. Marriage was