Rare Coin Reveals China Was Here Before Portugal

A 600-year-old rare coin discovered on the island of Manda at the Kenya Coast, is revealing that the Chinese may have been in East Africa long before the Portuguese arrived.

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Few Films are as Brutally Honest as Nairobi Half Life

Nairobi Half Life is a film about a young aspiring Kenyan actor who dreams of making it big in the city but he discovers why it is nicknamed ‘Nairrobery’.

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Taharuki Personifies Kenya’s Post-election Violence

Taharuki is a short film set in Kenya’s post-election violence. An underground liberation movement exposes a child-trafficking cartel when all goes wrong.

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Rugged Priest Reveals the Murder of a Rogue Clergy

Rugged Priest is a film based on a true story about a Catholic priest who is killed for talking about the injustices of the high and mighty in a nation.

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A Story of Compromises in a Better World

In a Better World is an odd title for a film about violence and retribution. They should have kept the original Danish title, Hævnen, which means ‘revenge.’

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When Learning Knows no Bounds in First Grader

First Grader is based on the true story of 84 year-old Kimani Maruge (Litondo), a Kenyan freedom fighter who goes back to school in order to learn to read.

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Why the Fordson F Tractor Fascinates Me

When I stumbled on a 1922 Fordson F tractor at the Karen Blixen Museum in Nairobi, I could not believe my eyes. Right there before me was a piece of engineering heritage.

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Do Wild Animals Express Emotions of Love?

In my attempt to answer the rather odd question of whether expressions of love exist in the wild as they does among humans, I take a rather interesting journey.

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