Radical Collaboration: Beyond Working Together

Radical Collaboration is a concept that goes beyond just working together. It points out ways of working together that are built on trust, shared goals, and leveraging the strengths of everyone involved. Radical collaboration refers to a big visible shift in a system that mostly begins at an individual level and trickles down to an […]

Another Kenya: Crossroads of a Decolonized Africa

At the end of the 19th century (1885), the great European powers were not getting along. Between the 1870s and the beginning of the 20th century, the “race to share Africa” saw Europeans invade and colonize almost the entire continent. Despite their distrust and differences, this “sharing” was carried out in a relatively orderly fashion, […]

Effective Altruism : The Act of Helping Better

I recently came across effective altruism and I have been very taken by the concept. Effective altruism is a project that aims to find the best ways to help others and implement them. It is basically about doing good as effectively as possible. Its motto states that charity begins where we can help the most […]

Hook, Line and Sinker : Life’s Short Story

In the recent past, I have been grappling with this thing called the meaning of life. I feel like I have been had. I had a pretty normal upbringing that did not prepare me for the world that is today. I guess the truth is the same for many people grappling with meaning, identity and […]

Tools to Motivate and Spur Behavioural Change

Motivating and spurring behavioural change presents a formidable challenge, yet numerous tools and strategies exist to facilitate this transformation. Achieving a sustainable future will require that people do things differently. It is vital to acknowledge that altering behaviour is indeed attainable. The pivotal first step involves a comprehensive comprehension of the underlying causes driving the […]

Neo-Ruralism : The Change from City to Country

Hope for a healthy future Neo-ruralism is a socio-cultural movement that has gained momentum in recent years, reflecting a shift in the way people perceive and interact with rural areas. This movement encourages individuals to reconnect with rural environments, often driven by a desire for a simpler and more sustainable way of life. Neo-ruralism stands […]

Future Us: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age

In an era of rapid technological advancement, social and economic transformation, and shifting cultural paradigms, the concept of “Future Us” has gained unprecedented significance. The future has always intrigued humanity, but the stakes are higher than ever in today’s reckless age. As we navigate the complexities of an interconnected world, it becomes crucial to adopt […]

African Traditional Music Orchestra

African traditional music is a rich and diverse tradition that spans the continent. From the drums of West Africa to the stringed instruments of East Africa, there is a wide variety of instruments and musical styles to be found across the continent. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in creating orchestras that […]

Black

What does it mean to be Black in the context of the 21st century and living outside Africa? It is important to acknowledge that the experience of being Black is not monolithic, but rather, multifaceted and varied. Black people come from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences, and it is crucial to recognise and respect these […]