2023 Intake Open University of Kenya
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Delegates follow proceedings during a Coffee Roundtable Conversation planned and hosted by Arise Circle KE, a leadership and development training organization, on July 6, 2023. PHOTO/Boaz Khuteka, Scholar Media Africa.

Walking the Talk: Arise Circle coaching professionals for greatness

In life, many competing needs, crisscrossing roles, an ever-changing world, leadership responsibilities, loss and other life eventualities keep depleting our cups. A full cup and running over is just but a metaphor used to mean...

How we can tap into Kiswahili’s multi-faceted potential in the digital era

Swahili, also known as Kiswahili, traces its roots back to the Bantu language family, specifically from the southeastern African region. It is one of the official languages of the African Union and the Southern African...
Overall winners of the WRC Safari Rally 2023 held in Kenya from June 22 to 25, 2023. Sébastien Ogier and his navigator Vincent Landais (Position 1); Kajetan Kajetanowicz and Maciej Szczepaniak (Position 2) and Diego Dominguez Jr. and Rogelio Peñate (Position 3), after the race. PHOTO/Courtesy.

How WRC Safari Rally, Talanta Hela collaboration impacted vendors’ lives

The Safari Rally 2023 created excitement and palpable anticipation as individuals from all over flocked to Naivasha, Kenya, for the highly awaited experience.  Ogier, displaying the experience and composure of being an eight-time world champion,...
Magdalene Ndung'u, a tomato supplier based in Kisii town. She has three years into the business and says it has been profitable all along. PHOTO/Boaz Khuteka, Scholar Media Africa.

Magdalene’s successful journey from local vendor to owning tomato depot

Shifting from mitumba business, she started her tomato supplying business in 2020. She handpicked a group of hardworking and committed employees who shared her vision and values.  To succeed, she encourages people to work as hard...
From left: Dr. Peter Mose, Prof. John Akama, Dr. Evans Mecha, Mzee Peter Getenga, Dr. Peter Otieno, Prof. Nicolas Makana, Dr. Marion Onyambu and Dr. Prisca Tanui hold their two books and a dictionary during the launch on May 31, 2023 at Kisii University. PHOTO/Boaz Khuteka, Scholar Media Africa.

Language and Research: Jubilation as scholars launch books, dictionary

An Ekegusii dictionary and two more books were launched. One of the books examines gender rights with respect to land access and ownership in the post-colonial era in Kisii.  The authors address concerns like the production...
Ramskie Duevela has been battling epilepsy since birth. He had to change schools four times due to the condition. He now uses photography to tell stories related to epilepsy. PHOTO/Courtesy.

How resilience and self-awareness help Duevela fight epilepsy

He was born with the health condition. Despite challenges, he has never allowed the condition to define him. He spends approximately KSh12,000 monthly for medication. In a world where many people struggle to find their...
In collaboration with Amref Health Africa, Make Way Program by Cheshire Disability Services Kenya held a sensitization program for journalists and other stakeholders on sensitive SRHR reporting, held in Nairobi on April 12, 2023. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Policy implementation vital in Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights equity

There are piles of policies the state is yet to implement on SRHR. Media plays a key role in sensitization, calling to account those responsible, and setting the agenda on sexual education. Only 5.2 million...
Models pose for a group photo during a recent modeling event in Nakuru. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Beyond Social Media: Peeping into the other side of Gen Z

To my fellow Gen Z, life doesn’t just happen. You pull strings to bring things together and sometimes, the strings aren’t strong enoughBoss Queen. We often try something in the hope of succeeding or getting...
Agnes Kundu, a Traditional Birth Attendant (TBA), showcasing her certificates. Alongside her is one of her clients. PHOTO/Gilbert Ochieng, Scholar Media Africa.

How Kundu, a traditional birth attendant, aids expectant mothers deliver

She has been trained on different occasions in vital matters of her profession. She delivers an average of twelve expectant women every month. Kundu says traditional birth assistants need recognition by the government for their role....
Journalists and media stakeholders gather at The Aga Khan University’s Graduate School of Media and Communications on March 23-25 for a conference on sustainable journalism. PHOTO/The Aga Khan University.

Will groping for sustainable journalism redeem newsrooms?

The conference was a time of reflection on challenges facing the media and what can be done to solve them. Climate reporting and its funding were termed essential. Online courses on journalism and reporting were also...