What goes around…

32 Originally posted on 2, April Sometime back, a company organised an event and fronted 4040 as the charity of choice, to benefit from the proceeds. I had met the M.D, *Charles a few times before. When he pitched the event to me, I wasn't moved. Not because I felt like there was anything wrong …

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Adult education (2)

29 When I received the email that I had made the shortlist, I was in shock! How?! Then the second round came and I was elated to find that I was one of the 15 East Africans chosen. Euphoria! We went for a training session in Nairobi, to get to know how to use the …

Disappointment and hurting hearts

15 This is a 'real time' tale in the series. Two years ago, I applied for the YALI fellowship hosted in Washington DC. This initiative is the brainchild of a man I greatly admire, President Barack Obama. It supports young African Leaders. *I think I am fairly young..and a leader, yes?* Moving on; I made …

When one door closes

“His palms are sweaty, knees weak arms are heavy. There’s vomit on his sweater already, mom’s spaghetti He’s nervous, but on the surface he looks calm and ready to drop bombs” Lately, I have been going through different versions of what Eminem rapped about in ‘Lose yourself.’ (You know things are a little crazy when …

Winners: Best Campaign at Social Media Awards

“We would like to thank all our haters for getting us here.” These should have been the opening remarks of my speech at the Social Media Awards on Friday 15th November, 2013, right? I am only kidding! We all know who got us there and we shall thank him for all of our days 🙂 …