That Politician Is My Father!

I am seated in the lounge after a sumptuous supper, watching the evening bulletin. The news anchor utters a familiar name belonging to a man I see very regularly. In a few, the camera rolls showing where the latter is talking to a mass of people, selling himself to them about how he has been […]

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 […]

Who Must We Look Up To?

The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education exam results were released earlier this week by the Education Minister,Prof. Sam Ongeri. What caught my interest most is the realization that parents, students, teachers and supervisors colluded to cheat exams. The situation is very unfortunate. Pupils have defined queer ways of stealing answers, to the extent of copying them on bathroom […]

Gun Town

Was chastity cheated Gunned down in Gun Town Where did all the love go All I see is the thriving frowns Washing little faces Watching loose blood from walls Dried from the war Will peace ever show its face Even just in a fog To cast out these fears The tension, the feuds A minute […]

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 […]