Eric Liddell, British Olympian Who Refused to Run on a Sunday, Inspiring Globally Acclaimed Movie ‘‘Chariots of Fire’’

Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams,two legendary British athletes won gold in the 400m and 100m at the 1924 Paris Olympics.While both athletes left an indelible mark on the games in their own right, it was Liddell’s singular refusal to run on a Sunday that became the highlight of the games, inspiring the world acclaimed film, … Continue reading Eric Liddell, British Olympian Who Refused to Run on a Sunday, Inspiring Globally Acclaimed Movie ‘‘Chariots of Fire’’

Before Cold War Divided the World, Driving Already Did, Permanently!

British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill delivers the Sinews of Peace speech at the Westminster College in London on 3rd March 1946.This speech, popularly known as the ''Iron Curtain'' speech, brought to the fore the realities of the Cold War that would engulf the world for nearly half a century. PHOTO: George Skadding. On 5th … Continue reading Before Cold War Divided the World, Driving Already Did, Permanently!

The Making of a ‘‘University of the Future’’: A Conversation with Dr. Kennedy Okongó, Chairman of the University of Embu (UoEm) Council

University of Embu Council Chairman Dr.Kennedy Okongó during a graduation ceremony at the institution in 2020: PHOTO: University of Embu The University of Embu (UoEm), was ranked the best performing state corporation in Kenya for the 2019/2020 financial year, in evaluations undertaken by the Public Service Performance Management Unit at the Ministry of Public Service … Continue reading The Making of a ‘‘University of the Future’’: A Conversation with Dr. Kennedy Okongó, Chairman of the University of Embu (UoEm) Council

The ‘End Justifies the Means’ for Kenyan Man, 38, Who Graduated from Varsity After Nearly 30 Years in the Academic Trenches

Mr.Mathew Nyamlori (centre) with his parents Nerea Diangá (left) and Mr.Thomas Nyamlori (right) after his graduation ceremony at Kenyatta University in July. PHOTO: Mathew Nyamlori. If there was ever an army of people who have suffered in life, and lived to tell the story, Mr. Mathew Aol Nyamlori, would be a Five Star General of … Continue reading The ‘End Justifies the Means’ for Kenyan Man, 38, Who Graduated from Varsity After Nearly 30 Years in the Academic Trenches

Phone Call That Shattered My Life, And a Daddy Who Wouldn’t Be There Again, Forever

My late dad Mr. Charles Gimode. He passed away on 28th May 2019.PHOTO: Chiimbiru Gimode. Memories of my father's sudden death still linger in my mind, like it was yesterday. Exactly this day, two years ago, my father Mr. Charles Gimode left without any goodbye. Without any last word. Just like that. And life has … Continue reading Phone Call That Shattered My Life, And a Daddy Who Wouldn’t Be There Again, Forever

Kenya 4th Best Country in Africa, 53rd in 2021 World Rankings

Kenya has maintained its 53rd global spot that it held in 2020. Kenyan lakes are a sigh to behold and a magnet for tourists from around the world. PHOTO: Kenya Tourism Board. Kenya is the fourth best country in Africa and 53rd globally, according to the 2021 Best Countries ranking released by the US News … Continue reading Kenya 4th Best Country in Africa, 53rd in 2021 World Rankings

First Timer: How My Maiden Visit to Nyayo Stadium Turned into a 4 Hour Agony

We all have our first time at doing things in life. My first time in Nairobi was uneventful, losing my way for four good hours and learning my lesson the only way; the hard way.How was your first time experience? Former President President Mwai Kibaki addressing the nation from the Nyayo National Stadium during the … Continue reading First Timer: How My Maiden Visit to Nyayo Stadium Turned into a 4 Hour Agony

Adventures in the North, Part V: Walking In the ‘‘Footsteps’’ of Jesus!

In this final episode of ‘‘Adventures in the North,’’ we focus on Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Shrine in Lodwar town, Turkana County, that offers a lifetime experience on the ‘‘Way of the Cross.’’ Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Shrine in Lodwar, Turkana County. It has the ''Way of the Cross,'' symbolizing the journey that … Continue reading Adventures in the North, Part V: Walking In the ‘‘Footsteps’’ of Jesus!