02 May 5 Minutes with Osborne Macharia

It's no secret we're very fond of Osborne Macharia; his work is some of the most original and inspiring we've seen. If a picture is worth a thousand then the value of Osborne's goes far beyond that. From taking pictures that change perceptions, win awards and garner...

18 Aug Osborne Macharia

The mastermind behind Kenya's fanciful subcultures, Osborne Macharia, is creating African fantasy underpinned by Culture, Fantasy, and Identity   Words: Tshiamo Seape   Over the past few days, The Wire has brought you some two stories detailing the exploits of a unique cast of characters. Both hailing from Kenya,...

17 Aug The League of Extravagant Grannies

  The most stylish social club on the face of the continent, the League of Extravagant Grannies will force you to rethink everything you thought about what it means to be called grandma   Words: Tshiamo Seape     The truth is: the world is very predictable. Almost everything you expect...

17 Aug Kenya’s Hip Hop Grandpas

The world's coolest granpas are reinventing what it means to be a rapper. With their vintage style and old school rhymes, Kenya's Hip Hop grandpas recognise that the future is bright when you take a look at the past   Words: Tshiamo Seape     The world is turning at...