BBC Africa Business Editor, Washington Post Contributing Columnist, Wannabe Techie & Nomad

The unanswered questions from the Alex Mutuku Sh4b KRA hack story

Alphonce Mutuku Musyoka, 26 was listening to music on the afternoon of 7th March when several plainclothes policemen walked in....

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#MisimuZangu

I was born Steven Madowo (it always surprises people when they send me money ?). Like several other cousins, I’m...

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Of broke ‘bigwigs,’ social media ‘influencers’ and Sh50m tweets

This just in: I have been doing Twitter horribly wrong. There is a backstreet Twitter where you can pay an...

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Heshan de Silva answers 10 Questions in ‘last interview’

I first met Heshan de Silva in mid 2013. We had dinner and he told me about his immense riches....

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Digital migration, misinformation and ‘The Analogue 3’

Everybody and their grandmother turned into a post doctorate-level expert on digital migration in just one week. To say it...

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A Kenyan policeman tells a personal hardship story

I wrote about the police force and the job’s inherent lack of dignity in my Daily Nation column #FrontRow on...

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JUST WHO IS LARRY MADOWO?

Larry Madowo is a broadcast journalist, writer, blogger, and technology evangelist. He is currently Online and Technology Editor and News...

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If shoes could talk – Uliza Kiatu’s charm

I first met these guys at a friend’s back yard. Yeah, like literally the yard at the back of his...

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The amazing Kanjii Mbugua

I love interviewing Kanjii Mbugua because he’s all kinds of fun. If you need any proof, here it is: So...

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Auma Obama stays out of the public eye

UPDATED: Dr Auma Obama finally came on my show in September 2014 I first met Auma Obama during my short...

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