A busy Monday morning. Rongai town in the outskirts of Nairobi City is dusty as usual. I am getting into the offices of Vijana Economic Front Party where this interview is slated for. After the temperature screening at the gate, I head straight to the Office of The Secretary General of VEF Party. The dark… Continue reading YOUNG CHANGEMAKERS EDITION
Lokeshen: Kiongos Barber Shop.Audience: The boys (and the barber of course)The tunes of Lil Nas’ ‘Panini’ cut through the air like a knife through Swiss cheese, interrupting our raucous conversation about who we should install as captain this week on our FPLs, and more importantly , whether the Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium would be put to… Continue reading A Treatise on Love.
9/11 has become a common term. Many people know at least a few things about what exactly 9/11 means. If you meet a stranger in the streets today and ask them what they know about 9/11, they will probably scratch their heads and scantily tell you about an attack that occurred on September 11, 2001.… Continue reading HISTORY TANK : 9/11
A quarter to eleven in the morning. The chilly Nairobi weather sending shivers down my hands. I adjust my leather gloves to cover every part of my palms. I am racing against time to find myself at Zion Children’s Home. My host Myra has already called me five times inquiring about my whereabouts and just… Continue reading YOUNG CHANGEMAKERS EDITION.
Recently, a friend called Alphania Wanjira had a great mental health project called SPARK. Alphania is a Harvard freshman at the moment. (Just saying… Hey there Alphania, I hope you doing great in Cambridge). So just before launching her project, we had a conversation and she detailed to me about her ambitious plan. Well, I… Continue reading Suicide? Not an option.
Tomorrow is Saturday, and as a ritual that it is, a section of Kenyans on Twitter will flood the TL with some quotes supposedly to be a guide for men on growth. These Tweets are generated by a user called Amerix, and then his cult like following spreads the gospel using different hashtags like Masculinity… Continue reading MASCULINITYSATURDAYS? …SPARE ME THE CRAP.
https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js On May 13th, The High Court sitting in Nairobi in a penel of justices Joel Ngungi, Jairus Ngaah, Teresia Matheka, George Odunga and Chacha Mwita unanimously came up with a ruling annulling the Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2020 widely known as the BBI Initiative.This Bill was to be the first amendment to the Kenya 2010… Continue reading WHAT IS BASIC STRUCTURE DOCTRINE IN CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS?
‘Maneno ya inflation wachia watu wa Zimbabwe, we ambia serikali ikupatie kazi’. These words constantly run through my mind as I listen to my economics professor go on and on about the intricacies of inflation and Keynesian economics on Zoom. Maybe it’s because the concept of money losing value due to overabundance rankles me so… Continue reading Fault in our Stars!
The 26th POTUS Theodore Roosevelt said that nothing in the world is worth having or doing unless it means pain, efforts and difficulty. He continues by saying that never in his life had he envied a human who led an easy life, but instead envied those who lived the most difficult lives. Probably this phrase… Continue reading WHY CONQUER MARS WHILE EARTH IS YET TO BE CONQUERED?
PART TWO: The dreadful night From the Music center to Grieve Main House is about 100 metres. One follows the path next to the chapel, across the Old chapel then towards the Parade Ground , taking the swimming pool route then branching at the Grieve – Sellwood- Campbell – Smith Block , a building that… Continue reading MY DREADFUL NIGHT AT THE HANDS OF BULLIES 2