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Episodes

A Messy and Unbroken Path into the Future

7/17/2019
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A closer look at the similarities of trauma across generations.

Duration:00:13:57

Testimonies of an Evil State

7/17/2019
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A shattering first hand account of how the state disenfranchises its citizens

Duration:00:25:37

Bad Actors

7/10/2019
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An analysis of the crafty yet imperfect theatrics of undercover intelligence agents on Nairobi's streets, written by Alexander Ikawah.

Duration:00:17:53

Rewriting His-Story to Her-Story

7/10/2019
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An emotive poetry piece by Akinyi Oluoch on unlearning patriarchal conditioning

Duration:00:03:27

The Contradictions of an African Faith

7/5/2019
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Of growing up as a Seventh Day Adventist in Africa, from an article by Norbert Odero.

Duration:00:13:10

Peeling the Layers of Mental Health

7/4/2019
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On mental health, an article by Dannish Odongo.

Duration:00:19:20

For the Cups of Tea

6/26/2019
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On erasure and the invisibility of women’s labour, from an article by Anne Moraa.

Duration:00:13:10

The Myth of the White Knight

6/21/2019
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On dating white men and looking for that knight in shining armour, from an article by Mark Karanja

Duration:00:26:22

Closet Full of Skeletons

6/20/2019
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Reflections of a Kenyan childhood, from an article written by Silas Apollo.

Duration:00:12:32

Fever Cartels

6/12/2019
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On yellow fever card cartels at Kenya's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, from an article written by Juliet Atellah.

Duration:00:09:51

Nairobi’s Security Dragnet

6/12/2019
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On security, stop and frisk in Nairobi, from an article written by Constant Cap.

Duration:00:12:10

The Conversation Around Sexual Abuse and Mental Illness

6/5/2019
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On sexual abuse and mental illness, from an article written by Nelly Madegwa.

Duration:00:17:26

Geometric Circles, Zigzags and Waves: The Anatomy of a Kenyan ID

6/5/2019
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On the Kenyan national identity card, from an article written by Wanjeri Gakuru.

Duration:00:10:13

Tea and Bread Showed You Were Prospering

5/29/2019
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On tea as a marker of social mobility for one Kenyan family, from an article written by Lutivini Majanja.

Duration:00:20:42

When Your Country Does Not Love You, You Have No Obligation To Love It Back

5/29/2019
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On broken dreams, from an article written by Silas Nyanchwani.

Duration:00:15:01

Accept and Move On: The Handshake’s Hollow Cure for Decades of Communal Loss and Grief

5/22/2019
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A podcast from an article written by Norbert Odero.

Duration:00:24:14

We Leave Our House to Go Home

5/22/2019
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A podcast from an article written by Sitawa Namwalie.

Duration:00:23:30

Murder Is the Escalated and Final Act of Violence

5/15/2019
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A podcast on recent cases of violence against women, written by Aisha Ali.

Duration:00:10:28

It Was the Most Traumatising Thing I've Ever Gone Through

5/15/2019
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A podcast on Kenya's broken maternal healthcare system, written by Wanjiru Kihusa.

Duration:00:15:10

You Only Leave When Home Is the Mouth of a Shark

5/8/2019
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A podcast of Wanjeri Gakuru's article "You Only Leave When Home Is the Mouth of a Shark" published on The Elephant

Duration:00:09:25