Munene Kilongi

The wild ride of the matatu

From affluent denizens in gated communities to the inhabitants of hovels, everyone in Kenya will give you an earful about their trip in a matatu.

Sistas wear the pants in Kenya

It's not a man's world any longer. And <b>Munene Kilongi</b> isn't happy about the gender war exploding on Nairobi's streets.

Chama the best choice for tjommies

This economic empowerment model is all the rage in Kenya, writes <b>Munene Kilongi</b>.

Ringing in the 21st century

Kenyans get hooked on next-generation phones and charge their way into an online future.

Makmende returns

And, after he went viral, Kenya's superhero went global. Go Makmende!

When Andrew met Audrey

In the wake of moves to criminalise homosexuality in several African countries, Munene Kilongi meets a brave Kenyan.


Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it