Thoughts and reflections on life from writers around the African continent. If you would like to submit a reflection for possible publication here, please email us.

Monday, 26 September, 2011
Mbindyo Kimanthi

When I departed home for Caux in mid July, 2011, I knew what I was taking with me but I did not know what to expect. Mbindyo Kimanthi from Kenya shares of his experience during the 1st Caux Creatifs Media Training.

Monday, 26 September, 2011
Daisy Muthoni

Daisy Muthoni, a young lady from Kenya who participated in the Caux Internship programme in August 2011 shares of her experience.

Thursday, 14 July, 2011
Joseph Wainaina

When his home was burned down and relatives killed in Kenya’s ethnic violence, Joseph Wainaina wanted revenge. Now he ‘does peace’ criss-crossing the land building trust at the grassroots level. He talks to Mike Brown.

Friday, 01 July, 2011

James Tongo, a young man from South Sudan and a graduate of the Asia Plateau Internship Programme and Harambee Africa Leadership Programme,shares of his experiences in IofC and Action for Life 5 that concluded in April 2011.

Wednesday, 08 June, 2011
Samuel Muiruri

Samuel Muiruri, a young man from Nakuru Kenya, shares of his journey to peace.

Wednesday, 25 May, 2011
Mediatrix Masava (Kenya)

Mediatrix Masava, a young lady who was part of the Action for Life 5 programme shares her experience during the programme.

Wednesday, 11 May, 2011

Mike Muikia, a young Kenyan who recently came back home after the intensive Action for Life programme, shares his experience and learning during the programme.

Monday, 25 April, 2011
Zachariah Muturi

Zachariah Muturi, a young man from Kenya, shares some of his experiences learnt from his recent visit to Rwanda.

Thursday, 05 November, 2009
Stephen Kyalo

My tears and screams were too much for me to bear. I remember even wishing to die rather than to stay in this condition… That morning I had woken up early, prepared my son to go to school and given my loving wife a big hug. I had told her as usual that I would take her for a special treat as I had done before, not knowing what was awaiting me.

Monday, 29 June, 2009

At 34, Emmanuel Aliba Kiiza became the youngest ever Prime Minister of Eastern Africa’s oldest kingdom. Mike Lowe meets him in Australia.