I Am Not My Tribe (The Poem)

  Sometimes I feel I know nothing about life But I do know something about Kenya I come from the gustily windy, hilly terrains of rural Ugenya Where huts form bungalow sorts of flawless beauty An ambiance of warm soothing atmosphere But really, I was born in Pumwani And all my life My home has […]

I Am My Own Man!!

  Pressure. That’s the word ringing in my mind. Confusion…and confusion. Am not sure what falling in love means anymore. But I am, it’s loving someone, right? Man-woman, woman-man, right? Men in my age live like they come from a different planet. Or at least the women in their lives make them. Well, we make […]

The Kenyan Revolution

‘Haki yetu!’ the Kenyan slogan for ‘our rights’ has lately been receiving mouth time from angry Kenyan workers. And no, they weren’t swallowing these words, but expressing their heartfelt complaints to the sick Kenyan government which has absurdly maintained a silent carpet play at their never ending demands. Trust me there are so many people […]

Is Kenya Ready To Embrace Prostitution?

          Based on a true story… On the week that begun on Sunday 13thJune, 2004, I set out on a journey to Nairobi on foot from Mlolongo. Not that I was out to enjoy the dry landscape that surrounds the area, but I was running away from home, completely hopeless at […]

A Question Of Patriotism

Elections are a burden to most African countries. What happened in Kinshasa earlier this week of armed men attacking a convoy of jeeps carrying ballot papers and burning them was utter disgrace. The opposition leader, Mr. Etienne Tshisekedi, was blocked from casting his vote at his place of choice, therefore forcing him to vote at […]

When Someday You Have A Family

We are young now. Even the thought of being a father or mother someday seems a far away imagination. True, but that does not make us immune from thinking about what sort of families we would like to nurture in the future. It goes without mention that each of us would love to have a […]

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