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10 Intriguing Kenyan Patents

Research by Chris Orwa, Write-up by Owaahh Data sourced from CIPIT Special thanks to IP Kenya  The idea behind patenting is to make sure you own the rights to something if it ever becomes a commercial success. If there’s money involved, Kenyans are definitely likely to be on it. But most ideas never make it […]

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A Mental Trip to Afghanistan

Kabul has to be the most dangerous place to live in in the Eastern hemisphere. Drugs, automatic weapons, sectarian violence and not to forget the mother of them all, religious intolerance. Rocket propelled grenades fly across the city like the Boeing planes from our airports (you may want to read about life expectancy and mortality […]

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The Afghan Kryptonite Heroin

If you are a drug dealer or a user, you’ll acknowledge the verve of Afghan sourced heroin, it beats all concoction of drugs, Jamaican marijuana soaked in petrol got nothing on it. This is proving to be a problem for the government of Afghanistan where 25% of the population is hooked on opium. On the […]

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Crawling out of Closed Mind

I must admit, I’ve never been a people person, the nerd in me always calls for introversion and perhaps a callous attitude towards meaningless interactions. Some witty philosophers gave this “defect” a name — the atomistic mindset. A view which sees man not as part of society but rather as an isolated organism of which society is […]

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