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Video: Sauti Sol performs at the Neptune

Missed the Sauti Sol show last Thursday night at the Neptune Theatre or just wanna reminisce?
Nov 7, 2016
Irene Auma, at center, helps conduct a yoga class at Thursdayin Seattle. Auma plans to start the first yoga-in-prisons program in Kenya. (Photo by Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)

On a mission to bring yoga, compassion to Kenyan prisons

Irene Auma is in Seattle this week taking special yoga-training classes in hopes of bringing her skills back home to vulnerable people in Kenyan prisons.
Apr 1, 2016
Kevin "Abbra" Abraham, Haji Mutonye and Ismael Akuku. (Photo by Kelly Ranck)

Nairobi street fashions put Seattle thrift shoppers to shame

Nairobi's thrift shop fashion scene will have you rethinking your style.
Jun 3, 2014
Children who live on Rusinga Island in western Kenya. (Photo by Jason Koenig)

Nairobi mall attack is a symptom of neglected youth

In Africa, and around the globe, we’re losing our young men to militancy and extremism.
Oct 4, 2013
The author settles down with a cup of coffee

Kenya’s got the beans, but the Nairobi coffee culture leaves me missing Seattle

It wasn’t until I moved away from Seattle for the first time that I realized not everyone in the world becomes a coffee junkie by age 15. My memories of growing up in the Pacific Northwest are steeped in coffee. How my Dad took it straight and black as tar and my mom brewed coffee […]
Feb 9, 2012