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LOUD WHISPERS: Every Woman Has A Story

LOUD WHISPERS: Every Woman Has A Story

I have a friend from South Sudan who I will call Janet. She fled her country in the 1980s during the civil war in Sudan and was a refugee in Nairobi, Kenya for many years. Janet suffered terribly during this period, going through many of the horrors associated with violent conflict. She reunited with her […]

Kenya Leads Globally on Ending FGM, But Challenges Persist

Kenya Leads Globally on Ending FGM, But Challenges Persist

Kenya is about to mark the international day of zero tolerance for female genital mutilation (FGM), at a time when the country has taken many steps forward. However, while overall rates of FGM in Kenya are declining, the prevalence of medicalization of FGM is increasing. According to the Kenyan Demographic and Health Survey (KDHS) 2014, […]

Re-Invent Yourself

Career decisions are often made when we are too young to understand the total implications of our choices. A few of these include: Parents want to be the mother of people in the ‘elite professions’ – Law, Engineering, Pharmacy, Medicine. Would Fela have been a great physician like he was a great musician? Trendiness – […]

Philanthropists shouldn’t shape our national agenda

Philanthropists shouldn’t shape our national agenda

Mr William Henry Gates III (better known as Bill Gates), the American tycoon, has struck again. On January 22, he informed the Wall Street Journal that Kenya had legalised the cultivation of genetically engineered maize. Armed with an amount of money he cannot spend in more than 56,000 lifetimes at the cost of his current […]

25 books that every entrepreneur should read

25 books that every entrepreneur should read

We spoke with wildly successful entrepreneurs and VCs like Mark Cuban and Peter Thiel and pored over years of interviews with star founders to find the books that every aspiring entrepreneur should read. Here are their top recommendations. Bianca Male, Aimee Groth, Richard Feloni, Natalie Walters, and Alison Griswold contributed reporting to this article   “The Fountainhead” by […]

How Even the Busiest People Can Read 100 Books a Year

How Even the Busiest People Can Read 100 Books a Year

  3 Powerful Tips to Help You Read 100 Books This Year No excuses! Even the busiest entrepreneur can manage to read like Bill Gates or Warren Buffett. By Jessica Stillman Contributor, Inc.com What’s the secret to thinking like a CEO? According to Jessica Mah, co-founder of InDinero, it’s simple — just read 100 books […]

9 Incredible Books To Effectively Boost Your Life And Career

9 Incredible Books To Effectively Boost Your Life And Career

The appetite for books that inspire us, move us forward, and give us practical guidance seems to be only increasing. The publication of new business books alone tops 11,000 every year — an overwhelming choice for readers. The ones that tend do well these days seem to be grounded in humanity. Perhaps that’s because creativity, […]