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Investing in Myself

As the years go by and I continue to iterate, I realise there reached a point where Google searches and articles aren’t enough. There comes the point where what I do daily beyond work and proposal writing and pitching doesn’t cut. It is a constant ebb and flow, times of busyness and times of emptiness,

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Invaluably Talented and Unashamed!

Last week I shared the realities of generation ‘Y’ and ‘W’s plight. Brilliant African professionals with over a decade of professional experience worn proudly as a badge of honour but considered financial liabilities for companies. Since that post, I have had several conversations with friends and colleagues, which have provoked me to dig deeper into

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Picha Tales: Jinja Jams

This week’s Picha Tales takes you to Jinja in Eastern Uganda. Earlier this year, work took me to Uganda after a 14-year break since I last visited the country. It was so good to be there and experience something new. I wrapped up my week-long strategy training and made plans to go to Jinja. My

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Picha Tales: Mining a Green Fortune

In early 2020 as part of my consultancy for a USAID funded program, I visited Taita Taveta county. A beautiful coastal county known for a lot of natural beauty. Most of the beauty I had seen on the ground was wildlife, landscapes and a flavour of coastal hospitality. I didn’t know mining was big business

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Women who Inspire Me: Mary Mwangi

I was twenty-two years old when I met Mary. I was working as a burgeoning copywriter in radio and I had scripted an advert and was still unfamiliar with the voiceover talent available to me. When my boss and the client signed off on my script I needed to find a female voiceover whose voice

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Women Who Inspire Me: Marie Rarieya

Big Hearted My first recollection of my Aunt Marie was walking in my childhood neighbourhood and she was holding my hand. From time to time smothering me with hugs and kisses. Other than my mother and siblings I had never received so much unconditional affection. She would tell me stories and she would sing to



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