stories characterized with exceptional and significant impact to the community.

Father of 100 marries four new wives

October 15, 2019

Energetic: Nulu Ssemakula (left) has more than 100 children and is still counting. It is often said that art imitates life and in Ntungamo District in Uganda a famous play by Wole Soyinka The Lion and the Jewel script comes alive in the form of Nulu Ssemakula. The 94-year-old Ssemakula recently expanded his already bloated […]

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INSPIRING:Woman Becomes Assistant Principal in School She Once Worked as a Janitor

September 8, 2019

Ms. Pam Talbert climbed the ranks at her workplace from a janitor to assistant principal at Istrouma Middle. Photo/WBRZ By Mkarimu Media Pam’s journey to co-head of the school has not been typical, or easy For someone who could not read or write, becoming an educator was nothing short of a miracle. BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, […]

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Gideon Weru AKA cloth washing man

September 6, 2019

Gideon Weru AKA cloth washing man After watching the devastating video on social media  Mkarimu Media on Gideon Weru AKA cloth washing man sent out a private eye for a facts finding mission. FINDINGS: One day before  private eyes visit, a new Video surfaced on social media depicting Mr. Weru as a happy person  with […]

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Chads Anglican back to school Blessing

August 18, 2019

Back To School Blessing Our beautiful city has had its fair share of violence lately. This fall, set off to school with special prayers for guidance, safety and success by attending this ‘Back to school Blessing’. Come alone, or with your friends. Parents bring your children. We will be praying in the Christian tradition but […]

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American With No Medical Training Ran Center For Malnourished Ugandan Kids. 105 Died

August 13, 2019

Renee Bach, 30, is being sued in Ugandan civil court over the deaths of children who were treated at the critical care center she ran in Uganda. She has left Uganda and is now living in Bedford County, Virginia, where she grew up. Julia Rendleman/for NPR Ten years ago, Renee Bach left her home in […]

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PHOTOS:Overview Diaspora Huduma Namba registration in Toronto 

May 27, 2019

By Mkarimu Media Mkarimu Media’s Canadian correspondent compiled an overview of the ongoing Diaspora Huduma Namba registration process in Toronto, Canada. This is the situation. A spectacle on day three of Huduma Number registration in Toronto with mixed dramatic scenes. The exercise featured long waiting hours for a service that lasted three to five minutes […]

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#FeesMustFall: How student movements shaped a new South Africa

May 10, 2019

A filmmaker reflects on his life in activism, from growing up in exile to documenting the #FeesMustFall student movement. by Rehad Desai I spent the first 23 years of my life in exile. My family was forced to leave South Africa  in 1963 when I was six months old; my father was a leading figure […]

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In 1994, 100s took shelter in this Rwanda mosque. Only 8 survived

April 5, 2019

On 25th anniversary of Rwandan genocide, residents in Mabare village share stories of survival, heroism and tragedy. by  Hamza Mohamed During the genocide, bodies floated in the clear waters of Lake Mugesera [Hamza Mohamed/Al Jazeera] Mabare, Rwanda – It was the first week of April 1994 and a month after the start of the long rainy […]

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Britain’s man gives birth to a girl

April 1, 2019

A mab in Britain has given birth to a girl child for what is described as the first case for a man to get pregnant. His name remain undisclosed but hospital sources announced he was  walked to the hospital complaining of stomach pain. CT scan was performed. More to come soon… Source Mkarimu Media.

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The Kenyans who earn $100 a month picking Valentine’s Day flowers

February 14, 2019

Kenya is Africa’s largest flower exporter, but thousands of farm workers struggle to sustain their families. Several flower farm workers told Al Jazeera they earned little more than $100 a month [Still from video] Naivasha, Kenya – Joyce Iminza steps down from an old, white bus and boards a motorcycle taxi in Naivasha, a flower-rich town […]

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