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It’s in the bag: A story of upcycling, fashion and persistence

When you walk the winding alleys of Gikomba market in Nairobi, giant piles of used clothing represent a sort of afterlife for previously-loved garments....

From borrowing a laptop in 2013 to growing a multi-million container...

The first time I heard of this young man was in my local church. Owing to shortage of space in the church compound, the...

Meet Katanu Kay: Kenyan artist using traditional African fabric in breathtaking...

Today we showcase artwork by Katanu Kay, a 19 year old artist from Kenya who uses Kitenge in her paintings. Her talent has taken...

EDNA KIPLAGAT AND GEOFFREY KIRUI- KENYAN MARATHON CHAMPIONS

Rising Africa wishes to congratulate Edna Kiplagat and Geoffrey Kirui, Kenyan born runners who won the 2017 Boston Marathon held on Monday 17th April,...

Kenyan set to become first person of African descent in the...

Kenyan Lucy Gichuhi is set to become the first person of African descent to be elected as senator in Australia following a successful vote...

Meet the young visionary from Kenya and founder of JuaKali –...

  Judith Owigar is a social entrepreneur and visionary from Kenya. In 2010, when she was just 27 She co-founded AkiraChix and in 2015 founded JuaKali....

Gina Din-Kariuki: Shaping Conversations, In Style.

Gina-Din Kariuki didn’t plan on a career in Public Relations (PR). Yet has gone on to become one of Africa’s foremost PR practitioners and...

Blackjack Jeans: Kenyan turns small idea into a promising business

Denim jeans are one of the most popular clothing items across the world, with leading global brands such as Levi’s and Diesel generating billions...

Meet the Kenyan Furniture Maker Building the “Ikea” of Africa

Chances are that you have never heard of FunKidz, the Kenyan furniture brand that is set to take on the furniture industry in Africa...

Kenyan businessman aiming big with bicycle assembly plant

Kenyan entrepreneur Wycliffe Waweru is on a mission to set up the country’s first bicycle assembly plant. Bicycles are essential in rural villages where...