Kanyi Wyban
Kanyi Wyban is a young writer and musician based in Mathare – Nairobi, Kenya. He is the founder of Heroes of Mathare, a storytelling project aimed at telling beautiful narratives by celebrating heroes from a community otherwise branded a “slum”. He is also coordinator of the Mathare Green Movement, an ecological justice campaign aimed at reclaiming the humanity of Mathare by planting trees and making it green.
Challenging the patriarchy

Challenging the patriarchy

Mama Rahma: profile of an African feminist Child bride at 13 and a victim of female genital mutilation, Kenyan activist Rahma Wako liberated herself to become a powerful advocate of women’s rights Despite holding up half the sky, African women have for a long time existed within a society that does not allow them to […]

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Kanyi Wyban
Kanyi Wyban is a young writer and musician based in Mathare – Nairobi, Kenya. He is the founder of Heroes of Mathare, a storytelling project aimed at telling beautiful narratives by celebrating heroes from a community otherwise branded a “slum”. He is also coordinator of the Mathare Green Movement, an ecological justice campaign aimed at reclaiming the humanity of Mathare by planting trees and making it green.
Between the lines

Between the lines

Nairobi: youth unemployment The simplistic narrative of a Kenyan rags-to-riches tale reveals how the media is complicit in ignoring the human cost of bad governance Last year, an investigative journalist working for Kenya’s Citizen TV reported a heartrending story....

Challenging the patriarchy

Challenging the patriarchy

Mama Rahma: profile of an African feminist Child bride at 13 and a victim of female genital mutilation, Kenyan activist Rahma Wako liberated herself to become a powerful advocate of women’s rights Despite holding up half the sky, African women have for a long time...