2023 Intake Open University of Kenya
2023 Intake Open University of Kenya

Success Story

A photo of children playing in Kibra. Makaveli shoots such positive photos to recreate the live lived in the slums and infuse positivity on the people. PHOTO/Makaveli.

Shots from the ghetto: A young photographer’s journey of resilience

He uses photography to tell stories from the slums. His focus is on the positive side of life, though still exposes some vices. His inspiration is from daily happenings in Kibra slums, Kenya. Makaveli appeals for help...
Caroline Nakanyike performs on stage in Kampala, a show organized by Christian Poets in Uganda. Since childhood, she has been mastering the art of poetry, oral presentation and public speaking. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Poetry Queen: Nakanyike’s rise to the pinnacles of free verse

Everyone’s life on earth is not a mistake; if there is one thing to claim, everyone is born with a purpose, and so are they all abled differently. Born in 1999 and raised in Kigunga,...
Winners of the Women in Film Awards (WIFA) Kenya 2022 pose for a group photo showcasing their awards. The film industry in Kenya has been growing significantly in the recent years. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Resilience in arts, film, a recipe for thriving in Kenya’s film industry

Rising in the progressive Kenyan Film Industry requires a lot of resilience, as it is not a one-night dream come true but a process full of challenges. Since the Coronavirus pandemic from 2019 onwards, the...
Rodgers Otiso, a second-year student at Rongo University pursuing Communication and Journalism. He has already started writing for different newspapers in the country. PHOTO/Courtesy.

Otiso, a young journalism student’s early career in media

Consistency and determination are always the key to greater success in life, and as Benjamin Franklin put it, "Energy and persistence conquer all things."  Some of the very successful people have grown through these critical...
Creating preventative awareness through sports in the rehabilitation center's neighborhood. Jane has been exposing the young people to sports and other activities to keep them from drugs and substance abuse. PHOTO/Njoroge Njuguna, The Scholar Media Africa.

Jane’s call of destiny, compassion and how she’s saving lives

According to Jane Mwangi, a former career Banker, currently, the Director of the Willing Way Wellness Center, the true path of destiny hangs around and about us all the time, from the cradle to the...

Kenyan don earns global recognition

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology’s (JOOUST) don, Prof. Henry Onderi, has won the Regional Voice of Change Award. Prof. Onderi is among the 34 other Kenyans who got categorized awards from iChange...

Kisii University’s long strides into the Academia

Kisii University is banking on internal and international collaborations to offer highly competitive training and stay afloat at a time universities are facing financial challenges. Last month, Kisii University Vice Chancellor led a delegation visit...

Jane Theuri: How I beat disability and climbed ladder of success

Often, when people hear of disability or the word "disabled" they immediately think about people who cannot walk, talk, see or perform everything that people take for granted. But they are almost always wrong. The inspiring...