Discover, read, write.

Savv is a place to discover and read stories that matter to you, as well as publish your own stories.
A close up image of a man sitting on a sofa facing the camera, sporting an armband and hands held together
You could consider Abel Mutua part stand-up comedian, part hype man, part voice actor (in the great Kenyan tradition of Maina and King'ang'i); or you could look at him as someone offering a new take on traditional African storytelling to deliver a disruptive voice in African entertainment.
May 31, 2022 9 min
A close up images of two seedlings
Joan Wandegi Nthiga is one of many Kenyan farmers turning to regenerative farming to counteract the harmful effects of climate change, soil degradation, and biodiversity loss in her area. She has planted over 100 endangered native tree seedlings among her food crops and is now looking to do more to return the region to the wetter, more stable climate she experienced as a child.
Jun 13, 2023 5 min
Jun 6, 2023 3 min
Jun 8, 2023 5 min

Explore top writers

@birdstories
Stories from Bird story agency. bird is a specialist news agency designed to shift narratives about and in Africa, away from dangerous stereotypes.
@sporeyfeature
I’m your guide through this labyrinth of imagination, a curator of words who believes in the magic of storytelling across various dimensions.
@savv
Stories from the people at Savv
@theconversation
Bringing you articles from The Conversation, republished under a creative commons license.
@sarahkimani
Being delulu is the solulu
@editor
Curating great stories from around the web
@horror
@blackorwa
Curious Cat

The latest stories

Apr 2 7 min
“Emily’s Echo is a poignant tale of a family’s unexpected encounter with the paranormal after a tragic loss”
Jan 1 2 min
Dec 27, 2023 1 min
Dec 25, 2023 1 min
I really do enjoy Kenyan films and whenever I get the chance to watch one I make a point to do so.Lately, though I've noticed that many of them have a lot in common. One theme that pops out a lot is 'crime', which means the ghetto life will play a big role in the film.Are we just not that innovative ama?
Dec 3, 2023 4 min
Nov 15, 2023 4 min
Nov 10, 2023 5 min
Nov 2, 2023 7 min
Nov 4, 2022 19 min
May 5, 2022 6 min