Most of our readers’ favourite stories online in 2016 were about people—famous and some not so-well-known personalities and their mostly inspiring stories of grit, enterprise and success. Here are your top five picks as compiled by Doreen Wainainah.
She was a music icon, and her passing was a loss to us all. Three months before she left this world she let us in on what her typical day was.
“I don’t have to wake up at six in the morning unless I need to. I then get to have some time on the piano because practising, rehearsing is a very high part of it. I’ve just finished a new album, so I’ve moved away from writing new music for a while. Trying to work out how to get it out. Actually it has delayed because my son depreciated a little bit. But I will launch a new album. Then I have a movement for social justice. I’m becoming a little political.”