Kenya is a multi-religious, multi-ethnic country whose capital looks more and more like the melting pots of the West. Among the Muslim community, there is diversity in head-covering just as there is diversity in practice of Islam. Town-dwellers or "wamiji" practice a different kind of Islam than rural-dwellers and other African Muslim groups like Digo, Taita, Kikuyu and Borana. Join me in to explore the head-coverings of Kenya!
I am the president of the student association at Africa Nazrene University, and a leader in the Young Diplomats Association. I enjoy meeting young people in other countries to compare our work, our problems, and hear what ideas they are cooking up.
They say that necessity is the mother of invention, but I think necessity and observation are the parents together. Without carefully observing, we are apt to try the same thing again and again-- maybe faster or with more money. But when we really stop to observe and consider, then something new is born.