The unsung heroine behind hip-hop's most famous record label

Nairobi, Nov. 29 -- Married to the Game: A Story of Love and Waiting is a story about Lydia Harris, a native of Houston, Texas, who, for ages, was popularly referred to as 'The Woman Behind Death Row ... Read More

How Bobby Brown drove Whitney Houston to an early grave

Nairobi, Nov. 21 -- Whitney Houston's songs - You give good love, My love for you, Greatest love of all and Saving all my love for you, from her self-titled inaugural February 1985 studio album - all ... Read More

Meet the princess who rejected Idi Amin's sexual advances

Nairobi, Nov. 18 -- Princess Elizabeth Bagaya Nyabongo descended from the Toro Kingdom in south-western Uganda. She was the eldest daughter of George Omukama Rukidi, the king of Toro; and the niece of... Read More

The women who endured domestic violence at the hands of Idi Amin

Nairobi, Nov. 11 -- Idi Amin's propensity for violence was not random or accidental but a product of historical calculation. To maintain colonial rule, the British cultivated a militarised version of... Read More

The woman who fired up Obama's faltering presidential run

Nairobi, Oct. 31 -- In Barack Obama's memoir, A Promised Land, he recalls how his 2008 presidential campaign was gruelling, unglamorous and monotonous. When he wasn't in Washington DC attending Illin... Read More

The terrifying life journey of a Kenyan sex worker

Nairobi, Oct. 28 -- Ghanaian author Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, in her enthralling book, The Sex Life of African Women, captures the sexual freedom achieved by African women. She explores an array of real ... Read More

The day Serena Williams silenced a racist crowd

Nairobi, Oct. 21 -- Indian Wells, a small desert town next to Palm Springs in California, USA, is predominantly inhibited by a white affluent population. The town annually hosts the Women Tennis Assoc... Read More

The secret life that drove America's 'favourite dad' to jail

Nairobi, Oct. 14 -- The Cosby Show, which debuted on September 20, 1984, was an immediate hit, and was the number one television show in the US for five consecutive seasons, turning Cosby's character,... Read More

Raped by a pastor! A girl's horrifying tale

Nairobi, Sept. 27 -- Rape: A South African Nightmare, is a contribution by legendary South African human rights researcher Pumla Dineo Gqola, on how to curb rape and hold rapists accountable. It provi... Read More

How Akothee's philanthropy is changing lives

Nairobi, Sept. 16 -- Esther Akoth Kokeyo, known by her stage name Akothee, is a musician, entrepreneur and founder of tour company Akothee Safaris. She also owns real estate firm Akothee Homes, market... Read More