Who are Swahili Nation?

I finally tracked down the names of the members of the group. They were originally a group that started out with brothers Andrew and Ken Muturi, and Cool James from Tanzania. Cool James went solo and they added other artists to their roster. The originial members have changed and are now just a Ugandan. Ken-Zo,…

Focusing on the Gay Culture in Kenya

Well, I guess it was only a matter of time…….ABC News (USA) is going to be focusing on gay cultures in communities where it is still not recognized or encouraged. The first country they will focus on will be Kenya. I am not well versed in this, but there is apparently a large gay community…

Dorian Baxter, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Dorian Baxter (born 3 April 1950 in Mombasa Island, Kenya) is currently recognized by the Government of Ontario as the Archbishop of the Federation of Independent Anglican Churches of North America. He was consecrated in the tradition of the Church of England in Canada on March 9, 2003. Not only is he licensed to perform…

Veena Sood, Canada

Veena Sood is a Canadian-based film and television actress. Born in Nairobi, Kenya she emigrated to Canada with her family. Veena is a Canadian actress of Punjabi descent. She works in both the U.K. and Canada, and has starred in ITV’s The Changeling featuring Ray Winstone and Parminder Nagra. She’s also starred in the UK…

Ali Velshi, New York, New York

Ali Velshi is CNN’s senior business correspondent and host of Your $$$$$, CNN’s weekend business roundtable program. Velshi’s “Minding Your Business” segment can be seen each morning on American Morning on CNN/U.S. Online users can listen to two weekly audio podcasts – “The Ali V Podcast” and “Minding Your Business” – and one weekly video…

Marianne Alapini, Kensington, United Kingdom

Highly committed politician, serving as Councillor in Royal Borough Kensington and Chelsea: Key responsibilities for OSC Community Partnerships and Economic Development, Health, Families and Children. Sits on Equal Opportunities, Investment, and Planning Services & Licensing Committees. School Governor to Primary Schools and a Beacon 6th Form College and several CVS committees. Active on Police Consultative…

Kenyan Soccer Goes International

For those of you who have been lamenting the ailing sport that is soccer in Kenya, you will be happy to hear that Kenya Football Federation has signed a deal with Supersport to show the Premiere League games live in countries across Africa. That should really get those soccer players riled up and ready to…

Akbar Waljee, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Akbar Waljee was born and raised Nairobi, Kenya. He spent many years volunteering with the Kenya Red Cross, and at Kenyatta Hospital where his interest in medicine and gastrointestinal diseases flourished. Akbar graduated from Emory University with Bachelor of Science in Biology and his Doctor of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency training at…

Wawi Amasha, Santa Monica, California

Wawi Amasha is a very talented artist who is showcasing Kenya through her art. She places a giraffe in almost every picture in honor of her grandfather, Ndwiga ( meaning ‘giraffe’).  She uses art to define who we are, and to inspire people. The art shows different perspectives of Kenyan life and are vibrant and…