Ep.41 The Power of Names | Nairobi Design Week 2023

Stay tuned and immerse yourself in the culture of naming!


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Names have a significant impact on our lives. They hold within them personal stories, cultural heritage, and a sense of identity. This week's spotlight is on the stories collected at the** Afrika Design recording booth** at Nairobi Design Week 2023 where David Kingori, Afrika Design Podcast Producer invited our community to share their stories with you.

Nairobi Design extends our sincere gratitude to all who took part. In this episode, expect a diverse array of names from various communities and continents, along with a special story from 12year old Abigail Nyokabi as she share's a folk tale about a clever turtle.

Episode 41 collection is hosted by David showcasing the richness and diversity of African cultures and the importance of preserving our heritage.

Tune in and immerse yourself in the culture of naming! This is the eleventh episode under the Shifting Narratives program supported by the British Council SSA Arts

Episode Credits

Produced by Nairobi Design

HostAdrian Jankowiak

Producer: David King'ori

Shorts & Artwork: David King'ori

Music: Ngalah Oreyo (@ngalah_oreyo) and Mercy Barno (@merc.b_)